Egyptian Temples

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Survey of the architectural styles and histories of Egyptian temples built thousands of years ago. Over 120 photographs and diagrams depict exteriors, interiors of many sacred structures, including the ruins of the Temple of the Sphinx, and the remarkable structures at Karnak; the Temple of Luxor; the great temples at Abu Simbel; more.
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Overview


Survey of the architectural styles and histories of Egyptian temples built thousands of years ago. Over 120 photographs and diagrams depict exteriors, interiors of many sacred structures, including the ruins of the Temple of the Sphinx, and the remarkable structures at Karnak; the Temple of Luxor; the great temples at Abu Simbel; more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486422558
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 8/13/2002
  • Series: Egypt Series
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.66 (w) x 8.56 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface v
Introduction 1
I. The Granite Temple 19
II. The Sphinx Temple 24
III. Temples of the Step-pyramid 25
IV. Speos Artemidos 29
V. Tel el Amarna 32
VI. Abydos--Temple of Sethy I 36
VII. Abydos--Temple of Rameses II 45
VIII. Koptos (Quft) 49
IX. Dendera 53
X. Dendera--The Smaller Temples 63
XI. Karnak 65
List of Temples at Karnak 85
XII. Festival Hall 87
XIII. Temple of Rameses III 90
XIV. The Temple of Ptah 92
XV. Temple of Khonsu 96
XVI. Temple of Ypet 100
XVII. Temple of Mut in Asher 102
The Temple of Rameses III 105
XVIII. Hall of Akhenaten 107
XIX. Medamut 108
XX. Temple of Luxor 111
XXI. Qurna 119
XXII. Der el Bahri--Queen Hatshepsut's Temple 121
XXIII. Der el Bahri--Temple of the XIth Dynasty 129
XXIV. Ramesseum 132
XXV. Der el Medina 140
XXVI. Medinet Habu--Great Temple 144
XXVII. Medinet Habu--Temple of Tehutmes III 153
XXVIII. Medinet Habu--Shrines of the Queens 156
XXIX. Esna 159
XXX. Edfu 162
XXXI. Kom Ombos 169
XXXII. Philae 175
XXXIII. Philae: The Smaller Temples 184
XXXIV. Debod 189
XXXV. Qertassi 192
XXXVI. Tafa 194
XXXVII. Kalabsha 197
XXXVIII. Bet el Wali 203
XXXIX. Dendur 205
XL. Gerf Husen 209
XLI. Dakka 212
XLII. El Maharraka 216
XLIII. Es Sebua 219
XLIV. Amada 222
XLV. Derr 225
XLVI. Abu Simbel--The Great Temple 228
XLVII. Abu Simbel--The Small Temple 234
XLVIII. Abahuda 236
List of Authors Quoted by Name in the Text 239
Index 240
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