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The Rock Temple of Amada (Egypt), erected under Tuthmosis III and Amenophis II (18th Dynasty). 1851. Photograph.

The Rock Temple of Amada (Egypt), erected under Tuthmosis III and Amenophis II Dynasty).

At the quarries of Gebel Silsila, where billions of tons of sandstone were carved for ancient temples, shrines and tombs are carved into the rock, with windows where a wandering soul can look out across the Nile.

At the quarries of Gebel Silsila, where billions of tons of sandstone were carved for ancient temples, shrines and tombs are carved into the rock, with windows where a wandering soul can look out across the Nile.

Under the natural rock, a water lily bud column and a wall from the ruins of the Chapel of King Seti I, overlooking the river Nile. 19th dynasty. Rock temple of Gebel Silsileh. Upper Egypt, near Aswan and Edfu. 18th-19th dynasty, reigns of Kings Horemheb, Rameses II, and Merenptah.

Under the natural rock, a water lily bud column and a wall from the ruins of…

Hapuseneb - High Priest of Amun, Service of Nesi (Pharaoh) Hatshepsut, was responsible for the building of a ship, a gate, a shrine, for the production of temple equipment, door wings and buildings - and he was the "Overseer of the construction of a royal tomb" but it is not clear whether he was responsible for KV20 or the rock tomb of Hatshepsut.

Hapuseneb - High Priest of Amun, Service of Nesi (Pharaoh) Hatshepsut, was responsible for the building of a ship, a gate, a shrine, for the production of temple equipment, door wings and buildings - and he was the "Overseer of the construction of a royal tomb" but it is not clear whether he was responsible for KV20 or the rock tomb of Hatshepsut.

Colossi of Amenhotep III - The historian Durant describes the grandeur of Amenhotep III monuments in writing, “Two giants [sit] in stone, representing the most luxurious of Egypt’s monarchs, Amenhotep III. Each is seventy feet high, weighs seven hundred tons, and is carved out of a single rock”

Colossi of Amenhotep III - The historian Durant describes the grandeur of Amenhotep III monuments in writing, “Two giants [sit] in stone, representing the most luxurious of Egypt’s monarchs, Amenhotep III. Each is seventy feet high, weighs seven hundred tons, and is carved out of a single rock”

Twin chapels of Kings Merenptah and Rameses II. 19th dynasty. Rock temple of Gebel Silsileh. Upper Egypt, near Aswan and Edfu. 18th-19th dynasty, reigns of Kings Horemheb, Rameses II, and Merenptah.

Twin chapels of Kings Merenptah and Rameses II. Rock temple of Gebel Silsileh. Upper Egypt, near Aswan and Edfu. dynasty, reigns of Kings Horemheb, Rameses II, and Merenptah.

Interior hall of the rock-cut tomb of Amenemhet (tomb BH 2), Beni Hasan, Egypt, Dynasty XII, ca. 1950-1900 bce

Interior hall of the rock-cut tomb of Amenemhet (tomb BH Beni Hasan, Egypt, Dynasty XII, ca.

The Temple of Nesi (Pharaoh) Amenhotep III and Great Royal Queen Tiye Het-Heru, El Kab, Egypt.

The Temple of Amenhotep III in El Kab, Egypt. El Kab is an Upper Egyptian site on the east bank of the Nile at the mouth of Wadi Hillal, about 80 km south of Luxor, consisting of prehistoric and.

Tomb of Egyptian king Siptah (KV47). He was 16 years old at death. Siptah was buried in the tomb KV47 but his mummy was not found there. In 1898, it was discovered along with 18 others in a mummy cache within the (KV35) tomb of Amenhotep II.

Tomb of Egyptian king Siptah He was 16 years old at death. Siptah was buried in the tomb but his mummy was not found there. In it was discovered along with 18 others in a mummy cache within the tomb of Amenhotep II.

An Ancient Egyptian Show That’s Low on Bling but High on Beauty - The New York Times

An Ancient Egyptian Show That’s Low on Bling but High on Beauty

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