Luxor effects

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Karnak Temple

The compound of the Karnak Temple was built on an area of ​​four hundred thousand square meters. It was built in stages in a period of time amounting to one thousand three hundred years. It consists of three temples that highlight the Temple of God Amun, which is the largest of the temples In the world, where this temple was built and modified in different periods, it became multiple additions, and the greatest amendments to it were during the reign of Tuthmosis the Third who was keen to expand it, so it became one of the largest, and greatest of the temples. It should be noted that this temple also contains small temples, and many attractions within it, such as the Temple of Ptah, which was established in the northern part of it.

Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings is an archeological area located west of the Nile River, and is part of the ancient Pharaonic city of Thebes, knowing that this valley contains a large group of tombs of the kings of ancient Egypt (approximately 62 graves), which included the remains of a number of families (eighteen, nineteenth, Likewise, the Twentieth Dynasty) of the kings of the modern state, from Tuthmosis the First to King Ramesses the Tenth, and because of the importance of this valley, it was considered by UNESCO in the year one thousand nine hundred and seventy-nine with the effects of the other Luxor from the World Heritage sites.

It is worth noting that these tombs were not confined to the kings of the state, but also were buried in them many queens, some high-ranking officials, and the sons of Ramses II, and perhaps the most prominent cemetery in the Valley of the Kings is the tomb of Tutankhamun, in which a distinguished group of Treasures next to the king’s mummy.

Statue of Memnon

Memnon’s statue belongs to the eighteenth Pharaonic family, which are sculptures in the sandy rock, each weighing 720,000 kg, and they are located to the west of the modern city of Luxor, and they represent the Pharaonic king Amenhotep the Third, who is on his throne adorned with pictures of his mother and his mother, in addition to Habi, these two statues were placed at the front of a building that was destroyed by earthquakes and floods, and nothing remains of it.

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