Ancient Egypt’s Necropolis

The West Bank at Luxor is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. It is much more than we too as the Valley of the kings though many have called the whole area by that name. indeed the whole west bank is honeycombed with tombs, not just of the ancient Egyptian kings, […]

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Luxor Highlights

Thebes was the capital of the New Kingdom of Egypt. it had grown in importance throughout the Middle Kingdom, when it was a sanctuary of God, Montu. The East Bank: The East bank of Luxor was called the land of the living! where the sun rays and people thrived. The Karnak Temples Karnak is the biggest […]

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The Temple of Seti 1 in Abydos

  The cult temple of Seti I is the largest of the extant Abydos temples, built of limestone and sandstone blocks to an unusual L-shaped plan, it has seven sanctuaries instead of the usual one (or three). This temple was built-in Dynasty XIX by Seti 1, but the decoration of the courtyards and the first […]

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Abydos

Abydos, or Abdju, lies in the eight Nome of Upper. It spreads over 5 square miles and contains archaeological remains south of Cairo, on the western side of the Nile, and about 9.5 miles  From Luxor, from all periods of ancient Egyptian history. It was significant in history, times as the main cult center of […]

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Entrance to Egyptology

ABYDOS:  one of Egypt’s holiest and most important religious sites, about 300 kilometers north of Luxor, home and burial place of the god Osiris and a place for pilgrimage; site of the temple built by Seti I, Ramses II, Early dynastic royal cemetery.     AKER: A god of the Earth often depicted as two […]

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Egyptian mythology

Egyptian mythology is the collection of myths from ancient Egypt, which describe the actions of the Egyptian gods as a means of understanding the world around them. The beliefs that these myths express are an important part of ancient Egyptian religion. Myths appear frequently in Egyptian writings and art, particularly in short stories and in religious material such as hymns, ritual texts, funerary texts, and temple decoration. These […]

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The Foundation of Egyptian Culture

If the universe’s wonders can be confined to a single world, if the earth can be combined in a single world, then Egyptian would be the whimsical utterance that is heard. the land of million colors across its skies with greenish lows and magnificent highs. a land each day unfolding a new surprise. This is […]

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Cairo, Giza and Sakkara

Cairo City Historical Background about Cairo Cairo city has acted as an infinite time capsule, a guardian, and a center for culture, art, and beauty for thousands of years. It is quite famous for being the capital of Egypt, and the largest metropolitan area in Africa, The Middle East, the Arab world, and the 15th largest […]

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Aswan & Abu Simbel

ASWAN Aswan is a large tourist city where a current population is 1,568,000 The city is part of the  UNESCO Creative Cities Network in the category of craft and folk art. Aswan is a city in the south of Egypt and is the capital of the Aswan Governorate. Aswan is a busy market and tourist […]

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Luxor The capital of Egypt’s New Kingdom

Luxor is a city of many names, the ancient Egyptians called it W3st meaning the city of the scepter, when the Greeks came they called it THEBES it the modern city of Luxor from the Arabic word( AL_Oqsur ) This enchanting city is located right along the great Nile River about 500 kilometers south of […]

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