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Karnak Temple

Avenue of sacred rams leading up to the temple, which is dedicated to the god Amun-Re.
Who's that god?

December 5th 2006
You wouldn't believe it but the rest of my time in Egypt has been spent visiting ever more temples and tombs. Go figure. First up was Kom Ombo Temple, followed by Edfu Temple, Karnak Temple and Queen Hatshepsut's Temple. Finally went by donkey to the Valley of the Kings. My thighs were cactus the next day, but it's better than any butt-blaster. Visited the magnificent tombs of Ramesses III ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Luxor

Egyptian Flag The regularity and richness of the annual Nile River flood, coupled with semi-isolation provided by deserts to the east and west, allowed for the development of one of the world's great civilizations. A unified kingdom arose circa 3200 B.C. and a ser... ... read more
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