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Lake Nasser Cairo Valley of the Kings, and the Nile from Luxor to Esna Esna to Aswan Aswan

January 2005 trip to Egypt.

Karnak Luxor and Dendera

 

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Sphinxes at Karnak
Sphinxes at Karnak
Lat surviving pillar in courtyard at Karnak
Original paintwork on the roof of the great hall at Karnak
The hall at Karnak
Calendar at Karnak shows us their numbering system

 

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Last remaining obelisk of 6 at Karnak
Slaves being brought back across the first Suez canal
Sphinxes at Karnak line the 3km route to Luxor
Outside Karnak temple
At Luxor temple
Entrance to a mosque built while Luxor temple was buried in sand

 

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Tutankhamen and his bride at Luxor
Detail from "The Last Supper" at Luxor (from Roman Era)
The God of Fertility (would you believe?)
Sphinx at Luxor
Sphinxes at Luxor line the 3km route to Karnak
Police guardhouse on the way to Dendera

 

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Image of Hathor on the columns at her temple in Dendera
Magnificently preserved carvings in the underground vault at Dendera
Magnificently preserved carvings in the underground vault at Dendera
"The Resurrection of Osiris" at Dendera (1)
"The Resurrection of Osiris" at Dendera (2)
"The Resurrection of Osiris" at Dendera (3)

 

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Beautifully carved wall at Dendera
Roman Ruler's son being suckled by Egyptian Goddess
A giant mosaic pot being used as a roundabout near Dendera
One last look back at the Sun Ray before going home.

 

 

Lake Nasser Cairo Valley of the Kings, and the Nile from Luxor to Esna Esna to Aswan Aswan
Go to Allan's Page Egypt Page 1 (Lake Nasser) Egypt Page 2 (the Nile) Our HOME page Go to Deb's Page

 

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