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Edfu Temple, Dedicated to the God Horus

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The great entrance pylon
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The great entrance pylon
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Detail on the pylon wall
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The great entrance pylon
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Detail on the pylon wall
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Statue of Horus
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Detail from the courtyard of libations
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Detail from the courtyard of libations
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Detail from the courtyard of libations
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Detail from the courtyard of libations
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Detail from the courtyard of libations
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Detail from the courtyard of libations
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Inside the sanctuary
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Inside the sanctuary
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Model of the gods barge
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The tabernacle
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Picture of Horus
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Statue of Horus
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Horus and Hathor
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Horus and Hathor
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Wall pictures
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Wall pictures
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Original colours on external walls
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Detail of original colours
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Temple of Philae, Dedicated to the Goddess Isis

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Descriptive plaque
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Descriptive plaque
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Approaching the island of Agilkia
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The first pylons
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The pavilion of Trajan
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Detail on the first pylon
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Detail on the first pylon
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Detail on the first pylon
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Detail on the first pylon
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Facade of the first pylon
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Facade of the first pylon
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Facade of the first pylon
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Facade of the first pylon
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The pavillion of Trajan
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Ptolemy XIII offering prisoners of war to Horus and Hathor
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Horus
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Ptolemy XIII
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Hathor
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Temple became a church dedicated to St Stephen
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Wall hyroglyphs
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Wall hyroglyphs
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Wall hyroglyphs
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Ptolemy XIII
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Pillar details the pavillion of Trajan
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Pillar details the pavillion of Trajan
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Lintel detail
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Pillar details the pavillion of Trajan
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Image of Hathor on pillars
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Detail of Hathor image
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Church entry
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Roman development of the site
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Introduction of the curved arch
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Curved arch detail
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Pavillion of Trajan viewed from the river
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Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to the gods Sobek and Horus the Elder

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Entry into the hypostyle hall
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Remains of colour on walls
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Detail of columns
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Detail of columns
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Birthing stool
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Detail of ceiling
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Detail of ceiling
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Isis and Annubis
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Annubis and Horus
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Thick wall blocks
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The Nileometer
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The hypostyle hall
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Detail above hypostyle hall entrance
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Detail above hypostyle hall entrance
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Mummified crocodile
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Column details
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Column details
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Column details
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Hypostyle hall
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Hypostyle hall
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Karnak Temple, dedicated to the god Amon

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Avenue of ramshead sphinxes
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Avenue of ramshead sphinxes
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Detail of rams head sphinx
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Detail of rams head sphinx
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Ramses II
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Ramses II
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Peristyle court: details of a procession
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Peristyle court: details of a procession
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Statue of Pinedjem
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Statue of Pinedjem
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Papyrus style columns in hypostyle hall
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Obelisk of Tutmose I
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Obelisk of Tutmose I
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The hypostyle hall
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Ceiling in the hypostyle hall
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Papyrus style columns in hypostyle hall
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Obelisk of Tutmose I
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Papyrus style columns in hypostyle hall
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Papyrus style columns in hypostyle hall
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Ceiling in the hypostyle hall
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Papyrus style columns in hypostyle hall
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Obelisk of Tutmose I
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Bust of Seti I
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Decorated columns in the sanctuary
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Decorated ceiling in the sanctuary
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Decorated walls in the sanctuary
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Decorated walls in the sanctuary
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Decorated column in the sanctuary
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Painting of Christ showing sanctuary had been converted to a church
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Statue detail
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Part of an obelisk of Amon-Ofis III
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Part of an obelisk of Amon-Ofis III
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Statues
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Statue details
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Statue details
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Columns in the antechamber
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Columns in the antechamber
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Columns in the antechamber
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Columns in the antechamber
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Obelisk of Tutmose 1
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Relief of a charioteer
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Paintings on columns
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Paintings on columns
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Pharaoh
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Part of temple of Ramses III
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The sole surviving column of the pavillion of Taharka
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The sphinxes of RamsesII in the Ethiopian courtyard
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Mud brick ramps to help building
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Luxor Temple, Dedicated to the Gods Amun, Mut and Khonsu

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The pylon
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Colossi of Ramses II
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Obelisk and colossus of Ramses II
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Colossus of Ramses II
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Obelisk
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Mosque wall built on top of the temple
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Osirian statues
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Ramses II
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Ramses II
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Ramses II
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Mosque
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Throne of Ramses II
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Detail of Ramses II throne
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Detail of Ramses II throne
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Part of the large courtyard
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Roman shrine
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Roman shrine
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God of fertility
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Temple of Ramses III
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The avenue of syphinxes leads from Luxor to Karnak
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The avenue of syphinxes leads from Luxor to Karnak
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The avenue of syphinxes leads from Luxor to Karnak
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Sphinx
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Luxor at night
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Luxor at night
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Tombs on the Hillside

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Tombs on the hillside
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Tombs on the hillside
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Colussus of Memnon

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Colossi of Memnon from the air
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Colossi of Memnon from the air
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Colossi of Memnon
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Colossi of Memnon from the air
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Colossi of Memnon from the air
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Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

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Entrance approach to the temple
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Temple details
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Temple details
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Frescoed wall inside the colonnade
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Frescoed wall inside the colonnade
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Frescoed wall inside the colonnade
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Frescoed wall inside the colonnade
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Frescoed wall inside the colonnade
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Frescoed wall inside the colonnade
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Frescoed wall inside the colonnade
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Frescoed wall inside the colonnade
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Bust image of Hathor
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Frescoed wall inside the colonnade
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Frescoed wall inside the colonnade
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Tutmose I
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Tutmose I
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Tutmose I
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Tutmose I
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Valley of the Kings

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Tomb entrances
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Tomb entrances
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Tutankhamun's tomb
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Tutankhamun's mask
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Tutankhamun's tomb
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Rameses VI tomb
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Rameses VI tomb
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Rameses VI tomb
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Tomb of Hourmheb
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Tomb of Hourmheb
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Seti I tomb
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Valley of the Queens

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Ramses III and Hathor
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Ramses III and his dead son
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Ramses III followed by his dead son
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Ramses III and his dead son meet the God Shou
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Ramses III
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Ramses II guiding his son to the afterlife
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Anoubis with Ramses III and his son
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Queen Nefertari
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Queen Nefertari
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Queen Nefertari and the goddess Isis
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Paintings on the wall of Nefetari's tomb
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Paintings on the wall of Nefetari's tomb
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Paintings on the wall of Nefetari's tomb
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Paintings on the wall of Nefetari's tomb
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Paintings on the wall of Nefetari's tomb
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Dendera Temple, Dedicated to the Goddess Hathor

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Descriptive plaque
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The facade of the temple of Hathor
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Portico
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The facade of the temple of Hathor
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Column details depicting Hathor
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Column details depicting Hathor
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Wall hieroglyphs
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Royal barge
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Hathor capitals
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Decorated ceiling
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Hathor relief
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Wall relief
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Wall relief
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Scenes from the Egyptian zodiac
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Scenes from the Egyptian zodiac
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Scenes from the Egyptian zodiac
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Mud brick outer wall
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Wall painting
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Wall painting
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Western wall
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Water spout
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Water spout
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Wall relief
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Wall relief depicting the crowns of Egypt
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Inside the lower crypt
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Inside the lower crypt
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Inside the lower crypt
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Descriptive plaque
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Christian shrine
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The Mammisi-birth hall
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The Mammisi-birth hall
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Portico
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Site of the sacred pool
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Portico
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Abu Simbel Temple, Dedicated to Ramases II

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Two of the four statues of Ramases II
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Entrance to the small temple
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Four statues of Ramases II
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The Statues show Ramases II over his liftime
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The Statues show Ramases II over his liftime
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The Statues show Ramases II over his liftime
 
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Baboon carvings above the heads of the statues of Ramses
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Cartouche of Ramases II
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Statue of Horus at the entrance
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Several of Ramases Children are depicted
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Four statues of Ramases II
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Four statues of Ramases II
 
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Four statues of Ramases II
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Carvings show people of many nations
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Carving at the entrance doorway
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One of the eight pillars in the main hall of the temple, showing Ramesses II
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In the main hall of the temple, showing Ramesses II looking towards the holy of holies
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Two of the four statues of Ramases II
 
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Two of the four statues of Ramases II
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Graffiti carved into the legs of Ramases II
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Graffiti carved into the legs of Ramases II
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The small temple dedicated to Ramases' wife
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The small temple dedicated to Nefertari
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The small temple dedicated to Nefertari
 
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The small temple dedicated to Nefertari
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The small temple dedicated to Nefertari
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The small temple dedicated to Nefertari
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The small temple dedicated to Nefertari
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The small temple dedicated to Nefertari
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The holy of holies in the temple of Nefertari
 
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The small temple dedicated to Nefertari
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The small temple dedicated to Nefertari
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The small temple dedicated to Nefertari
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The small temple dedicated to Nefertari
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The small temple dedicated to Nefertari
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The juxtaposition of the two temples
 
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The juxtaposition of the two temples
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The juxtaposition of the two temples
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The juxtaposition of the two temples
 

Pyramids and Sphinx

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The pyramid of Khafre
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The Pyramid of Khafre and the Sphinx from the Sphinx enclosure
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The Sphinx and the Eastern sanctuary of the Sphinx Temple
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The Giza pyramids from the modern cemetery
 

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