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Sphinxs fuera del templo de Luxor, Egipto.

Sphinxs fuera del templo de Luxor, Egipto.

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[EGYPT 29518]  'Hathor headed columns in Dendera.'    	The columns in the outer hypostyle hall (or pronaos) of the Hathor Temple at Dendera are crowned by four-sided capitals carved with the face of the cow-eared goddess. The faces symbolize the four cardinal points of the universe and stress the universal character of the sky goddess Hathor, who was also called "Lady with the four Faces".  The square structure that is placed on top of the actual face is a sistrum, a ritual musical…

Egypt: Temple of Dendera - Smit & Palarczyk

FEATURE (Category: Africa | Egypt | all seasons | cultural-historical | history | religion)..................REGISTER for LIGHTBOXEgypt: Dendera, the cosmos of HathorEnclosed within its rugged mud brick walls the temple precincts at Dendera seem to be an island left untouched by time. Particularly in the early hours of the morning, when foxes roam around the ruins of the birth house or venture down the steep stairs leading to the Sacred Lake. Stepping into the actual temple is like entering…

Abu Simbel - Ramses II Temple - Statue of Egyptian Queen Nefertari (cut out detail)

Abu Simbel - Ramses II Temple - Statue of Egyptian Queen Nefertari (cut out detail)

Ancient Egypt- Another example of the ancient Egyptian Columns but with added color.

'View under the Grand Portico, Philae, from Egypt and Nubia, Vol.1' Giclee Print - David Roberts | Art.com

Ancient Egypt- Another example of the ancient Egyptian Columns but with added color.

Giant Egyptian Columns of Luxor Sculpture

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Giant Egyptian Columns of Luxor Sculpture

Picture of a print from David Roberts' Egypt & Nubia, issued between 1845 and 1849, showing the Great Hall of Abu Simbel buried in sand
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Abu Simbel: The Great Temple of Ramesses II was Almost Lost

The Abu Simbel Temple complex was built for Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC and completely relocated in one of the greatest feats of archaeological engineering in the late 1960s.

I have been here before, and yet I have never been here before: David Roberts (1796-1864), Temple of Isis on the Island of Philae, 1840s

View under the Grand Portico, Philae Poster

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[EGYPT 29513] 'Outer hypostyle hall of Hathor Temple at Dendera.' The columns in the outer hypostyle hall (or pronaos) of the Hathor Temple at Dendera are crowned by four-sided capitals carved with the face of the cow-eared goddess. The faces symbolize the four cardinal points of the universe and stress the universal character of the sky goddess Hathor, who was also called "Lady with the four Faces". The square structure that is placed on top of the actual face is a ...

Egypt: Temple of Dendera - Smit & Palarczyk

[EGYPT 29541] 'Architrave of astronomical ceiling in Hathor Temple at Dendera.' An architrave supporting the astronomical ceiling in the outer hypostyle hall of the Hathor Temple at Dendera is decorated with superbly crafted hieroglyphs. The falcon within a square is the hieroglyphic sign for the patron goddess of the temple: Hathor. In the central column the group of five signs below her name mention that she is the master of Junet (the Egyptian name for Dendera). The falcon placed above…

Hathoric column, Temple of Dendera

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Drawings of Egytian column capitals and their botanical inspiration.

Drawings of Egytian column capitals and their botanical inspiration.

The Hall of Columns , Karnak ( Luxor) Egypt  View across centre avenue', 1866. Watercolour on paper   Temple complex at Thebes (Luxor). .  by Richard Phene Spiers (1838-1916) English Architect

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