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Old June 19th, 2012, 05:41 PM   #1
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Ancient Egypt, Architecture and Art


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Khafre_statue.jpg

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Museum - Ancient Egypt by Amr Younis, on Flickr

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Museum - Ancient Egypt by Amr Younis, on Flickr

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Egyptian Statues by maccath, on Flickr
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Old June 19th, 2012, 05:48 PM   #2
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Karnak

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Karnak Temple by Simone Roberts, on Flickr

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Luxor Temple by Simone Roberts, on Flickr

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Karnak Temple by Simone Roberts, on Flickr

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egypt2012_042 by mikeric, on Flickr

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pilones by puce2003, on Flickr
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Old June 19th, 2012, 06:10 PM   #3
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More Karnak


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Karnak-Hypostyle3.jpg


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Te..._at_Karnak.jpg


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Karnakpanorama.jpg


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Temple-Karnak.jpg
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Old June 19th, 2012, 10:03 PM   #4
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Ramses II


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Old June 19th, 2012, 10:13 PM   #5
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Saqqara


http://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?...20060304224743


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Te...al_complex.JPG

First colonnade in the world, 2667-2648 BCE

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sa...tyle_hall_.JPG


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Old June 19th, 2012, 10:16 PM   #6
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Old June 21st, 2012, 03:38 AM   #7
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One of the interesting things about the funerary temple of 3rd Dynasty Pharoah Zoser (or Djoser) is that architect Imhotep wasn't quite confident enough to have separate columns, so they are all connected in pairs.

It wasn't until later (possibly later Old or early Middle Kingdom) when columns no longer were (as the Brits would say).... semi-detached.

It was these very first columns in Djoser's mortuary temple that later evolved into Greco-Roman, Carolingian, Romanesque.... etc. columns of all the ages...
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Old June 21st, 2012, 06:30 AM   #8
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Egypt is so amazing. I was there years ago, Gizeh and Vallley of the Kings in Luxor, will never forget it
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Old June 21st, 2012, 06:24 PM   #9
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More Saqqara


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Old June 22nd, 2012, 07:32 AM   #10
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Old June 25th, 2012, 06:45 AM   #11
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Temple of Edfu 237-57 BCE


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Temple_of_Edfu_02.jpg


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ed...ple_Inside.jpg


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Old July 25th, 2012, 08:29 PM   #13
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Wow, that shot of the Luxor Temple is pretty impressive.
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Old July 29th, 2012, 04:31 AM   #14
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Its hard to fathom how much labor was put into each landmark. Not to mention the extreme heat they endured.
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Hi,you have shared a great collection of Egypt's art and architecture.The Egypt architecture's work is matchless in all over the world they have done a great piece of work on stones,they have designed lot of buildings which show the culture of the Egypt's culture .so thanks for nice sharing.

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Thank you! Always interested in architecture of ancient Egypt.
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i'm very love it . Can you give some picture of Anubis
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is not there any model at big scale of how all those places look like??
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that pathway of kneeling statues in front of the karnak temple is actually called the valley of kings i think
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Ancient statue in St. Petersburg, Russia.




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