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Luxor Karnak Temple Facts


The Karnak Temple Complex, world-renowned as Karnak, is a vast gathering of temple ruins, chapel sit-ins, huge columns, and other buildings. It is 3 km from Luxor in Egypt. His name in ancient Egyptian was Ipet-Isut ("the most sought-after place"), the main place of worship of the Tiba Triad, whose head was secured, in the city of Tiba al-Amera in Al-Sahra. The complex takes its current name from the nearby village that surrounds it, the village of Karnak. It is a distinctive sign of Luxor, where each of the successive kings was trying to make his temple the most magnificent. To distinguish it from his predecessor, the temples of Karnak were transformed into a complete guide and a collection showing the stages of the development of ancient Egyptian art and distinctive Pharaoni...

The Karnak Temple Complex, world-renowned as Karnak, is a vast gathering of temple ruins, chapel sit-ins, huge columns, and other buildings. It is 3 km from Luxor in Egypt. His name in ancient Egyptian was Ipet-Isut ("the most sought-after place"), the main place of worship of the Tiba Triad, whose head was secured, in the city of Tiba al-Amera in Al-Sahra. The complex takes its curre...

The Karnak Temple Complex, world-renowned as Karnak, is a vast gathering of temple ruins, chapel sit-ins, huge columns, and other bu...



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Book of The Dead


BOOK OF THE DEAD an illustrated papyrus scroll placed in the tomb as a guidebook for the deceased during his perilous journey through the NETHERWORLD The Book of the Dead is a composite of ancient Egypt’s oldest and most important religious texts. Some of the writings come from Egypt’s Pre-dynastic period and were 4,000 years old during the time of Jesus. The Book of the Dead is not a book as we know it but consists of rolls of papyrus that contain a collection of spells, incantations, prayers, hymns, and rituals that were written by the priests over Egypt’s long history. The various copies of the Book of the Dead contain about 200 different spells that have been given chapter numbers so that, for example, any spell dealing with “the heart not opposing the deceas...

BOOK OF THE DEAD an illustrated papyrus scroll placed in the tomb as a guidebook for the deceased during his perilous journey through the NETHERWORLD The Book of the Dead is a composite of ancient Egypt’s oldest and most important religious texts. Some of the writings come from Egypt’s Pre-dynastic period and were 4,000 years old during the time of Jesus. The Book of the Dead is not...

BOOK OF THE DEAD an illustrated papyrus scroll placed in the tomb as a guidebook for the deceased during his perilous journey throug...



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