The Abu Haggag Mosque seen from the east The Mosque of Abu Haggag (Arabic: جامع أبو الحجاج بالأقصر) is a mosque located in the Egyptian city of Luxor. Specifically, it stands atop the ruins of Luxor Temple, an Ancient Egyptian centre of worship dating back to the reign of Pharaoh Amenhotep III in the 14th century BC.
The Mosque of Abu Haggag (Arabic: جامع أبو الحجاج بالأقصر) is a mosque located in the Egyptian city of Luxor. Specifically, it stands atop the ruins of Luxor Temple, an Ancient Egyptian centre of worship dating back to the reign of Pharaoh Amenhotep III in the 14th century BC.
After five years of restoration the first and fifth Sphinxes Avenues, which once connected both Karnak and Luxor temples in ancient times, are to be opened tomorrow night for the first time. Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh Eldamaty is to cut the ribbon to open a new tourist destination in the town.
Entre los templos de Luxor y el de Karnak, a lo largo de unos tres kilómetros se tiene una amplia avenida de unos 70 metros de ancho, que une ambos templos, flanqueada por esfinges. Templo de Karnak Las construcciones en Luxor, antigua Tebas, capital del imperio, tienen más de 3000 años.
The Colossi of Memnon (Arabic: el-Colossat or es-Salamat) are two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, who reigned in Egypt during the Dynasty XVIII. For the past 3,400 years (since 1350 BC), they have stood in the Theban Necropolis, located west of the River Nile from the modern city of Luxor.
Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities re-erected on Tuesday a colossus of King Ramses II that once decorated the façade of the first pylon of Luxor Temple, after concluding comprehensive restoration and reconstruction work upon it. Head of Luxor Antiquities Mostafa Waziri told Ahram Online that restoration began on the statue in November 2016.
The Epigraphic Survey, Medinet Habu VIII, The Eastern High Gate (OIP 94; Chicago, 1970) W. F. Edgerton, Medinet Habu Graffiti Facsimiles (OIP 36; Chicago, 1937) Uvo Hölscher, Medinet Habu 1924-1928. II The Architectural Survey of the Great Temple and Palace of Medinet Habu (season 1927-28). OIC, No. 5. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1929.
The Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, also known as the Djeser-Djeseru ("Holy of Holies"), is an ancient funerary shrine in Upper Egypt. Built for the Eighteenth dynasty Pharaoh Hatshepsut, it is located beneath the cliffs at Deir el Bahari, on the west bank of the Nile near the Valley of the Kings.
Pylon of Rameses II at Luxor Temple – 3D reconstruction. Two massive seated statues of Rameses II guard the huge gateway and are flanked by four standing statues of the king. Two 80 foot (25m) obelisks once accompanied them but today only one remains the other stands in the Place De La Concorde in Paris.
The Precinct of Mut is an Ancient Egyptian temple compound located in the present city of Luxor (ancient Thebes), on the east bank of the Nile in South Karnak. The compound is one of the four key ancient temples that creates the Karnak Temple Complex.
Medinet Habu is the Arabic name for the Mortuary Temple of Ramses III, a huge complex second only to Karnak in size and better preserved. Medinet Habu is among the least visited of the major sights at Luxor, but it deserves more attention than it gets.
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Luxor Temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city today known as Luxor (ancient Thebes) and was constructed approximately 1400 BCE. In the Egyptian language it is known as ipet resyt, "the southern sanctuary". In Luxor there are several great temples on the east and west banks.
Mentuhotep II temple Luxor complex consisted of a valley temple and ruins. The ruins are of which lie under the fields at the edge of the Nile Valley . It is also under the ruins of The ruins are of which lie under the fields at the edge of the Nile Valley .
Merenptah's Mortuary temple before restoration During these excavations and restorations, the archaeological team made a number of discoveries, including blocks from a monumental gateway, fragments of a colossal limestone sphinx and parts of nine jackal-headed sphinxes.
During the ninth archaeological field season, which started in September, the joint Spanish-Egyptian mission at the Temple of Millions of Years of Thutmose III, at Al-Deir Al-Bahari on Luxor's west bank, stumbled upon the tomb of the servant of the king’s house, Amenrenef.
The Theban Necropolis is located on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Luxor, in Egypt. As well as the more famous royal tombs located in the Valley of the Kings and Queens, there are numerous other tombs, more commonly referred to as Tombs of the Nobles, the burial places of some of the powerful courtiers and persons of the ancient city.
The Valley of the Kings (Arabic: وادي الملوك Wādī al Mulūk; Coptic: ϫⲏⲙⲉ), also known as the Valley of the Gates of the Kings (Arabic: وادي ابواب الملوك Wādī Abwāb al Mulūk), is a valley in Egypt where, for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, rock cut tombs were excavated for the Pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom (the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Dynasties of Ancient Egypt).
See The Amazing Valley of the Queens in Luxor, Egypt. In the sweltering hot desert of Luxor, Egypt there lies a collection of tombs that house the remains of some of the most powerful women in the history of ancient Egypt. This is the Valley of the Queens and it is a must-see attraction on any private guided tours of Egypt.