Abydos Temple| Temple of Seti I

For several thousand years, the site of Abydos flourished as a cemetery for the people Egypt. The most famous building at Abydos today is ‘The Mansion of Millions of Years of King Seti I who rests in Abydos. This temple was begun by Seti I and completed by his son Rameses ll. It is elegantly decorated […]

Temple of Luxor

In fact, the name Luxor comes from the Arabic al- Uksur, meaning “fortification” Which in turn derived from the Latin word “castrum” the word for a fortification. The temple was also called the ” Temple of Amen of the Opet,” Amenemopet” or ” The Southern Sanctuary.” Like the temples at Karnak, Luxor Temple has undergone […]

Temples at Karnak

Karnak is a difficult site to understand, Jean-Francois Champollion, the Frenchman who first deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphs, described it as “So vast and so grandiose” that the Egyptians must have designed it for “Men one hundred feet tall” Not only is Karnak huge- the complex covers over two square kilometers, but it is the result of almost […]