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Ancient Egyptian Culture Collection (#3)

As the sun sets over the majestic land of ancient Egypt, a captivating scene unfolds before our eyes

Background imageAncient Egyptian Culture Collection: The Second Pylon of The Temple of Isis at the Philae Temple Complex, UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Second Pylon of The Temple of Isis at the Philae Temple Complex, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Agilkia Island, Aswan, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageAncient Egyptian Culture Collection: Statue of Ramesses ll, Luxor Temple, Luxor, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt

Statue of Ramesses ll, Luxor Temple, Luxor, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageAncient Egyptian Culture Collection: Stone Carvings at Karnak Temple, Luxor, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt, North Africa

Stone Carvings at Karnak Temple, Luxor, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageAncient Egyptian Culture Collection: Stone Carvings and Hieroglyphs at Karnak Temple, Luxor, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt

Stone Carvings and Hieroglyphs at Karnak Temple, Luxor, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageAncient Egyptian Culture Collection: Pillars of the Great Hypostyle Hall at Karnak Temple, Luxor, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Pillars of the Great Hypostyle Hall at Karnak Temple, Luxor, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageAncient Egyptian Culture Collection: Statue at Karnak Temple, Luxor, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Statue at Karnak Temple, Luxor, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageAncient Egyptian Culture Collection: Detail of the Obelisk at Luxor Temple, Luxor, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt

Detail of the Obelisk at Luxor Temple, Luxor, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageAncient Egyptian Culture Collection: The Avenue of Ram Headed Sphinxes, Karnak Temple, Luxor, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Avenue of Ram Headed Sphinxes, Karnak Temple, Luxor, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageAncient Egyptian Culture Collection: Statue and Obelisk at Luxor Temple, Luxor, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt

Statue and Obelisk at Luxor Temple, Luxor, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageAncient Egyptian Culture Collection: Stone Carvings at Luxor Temple, Luxor, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt, North Africa

Stone Carvings at Luxor Temple, Luxor, Thebes, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageAncient Egyptian Culture Collection: Photographing Stele

Photographing Stele
Archaeologists photographing an ancient Egyptian funerary stele, Egypt, circa 1925. (Photo by R. Gates/Frederic Lewis/Archive Photos/Getty Images)

Background imageAncient Egyptian Culture Collection: Papyrus Depicting Tutankhamon Hunting Birds

Papyrus Depicting Tutankhamon Hunting Birds
King Tut had many pictures describing his love to hunting; in this papyrus painting we can see him sitting on his chair and using his bow to hunt birds

Background imageAncient Egyptian Culture Collection: Obelisk Cleopatras Needle on the Thames Embrankment

Obelisk Cleopatras Needle on the Thames Embrankment
" Vintage egraving of Obelisk Cleopatras Needle on the Thames Embrankment. It was presented to the United Kingdom in 1819 by Mehemet Ali, the Albanian-born viceroy of Egypt

Background imageAncient Egyptian Culture Collection: Statue Of Ramesses II

Statue Of Ramesses II
An ancient Egyptian colossal statue in limestone, of pharaoh Ramesses II, at the temple of Ptah, Memphis, Egypt, circa 1925. (Photo by Lionel Green/Frederic Lewis/Archive Photos/Getty Images)




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As the sun sets over the majestic land of ancient Egypt, a captivating scene unfolds before our eyes. In the foreground stands the enigmatic Sphinx, its imposing presence shrouded in mystery and intrigue. Behind it, rising proudly against the horizon, is the awe-inspiring Pyramid of Chephren, one of the magnificent Pyramids of Giza. Illustrations depicting ancient Egyptian gods adorn this rich tapestry of culture. The mighty Horus holds aloft the key of life, symbolizing eternal power and vitality. Nearby, we glimpse an illustration showcasing Osiris, revered as a god associated with resurrection and rebirth. Journeying further into this mesmerizing world, we encounter architectural marvels that have stood for millennia. The Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor showcases intricate designs that pay homage to a powerful female pharaoh who defied convention. The Red Pyramid beckons us with its striking red hue and impeccable symmetry – a testament to ancient engineering prowess. Ramses II Temple in Abu Simbel stands tall as a UNESCO World Heritage Site; its colossal statues paying tribute to an iconic ruler from Nubia. A stroll through history brings us to the Kiosk of Trajan standing gracefully before the remarkable Temple of Isis – both designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These structures embody religious devotion and reflect Egypt's deep-rooted spiritual beliefs. Delving deeper into their burial customs reveals treasures beyond imagination: Pharaoh Amenemope's gold funerary mask from Tanis gleams with opulence fit for royalty. Anubis, god of death and embalming rituals, clutches his sacred symbol -the Ankh- representing everlasting life. Finally, we arrive at Kom Ombo near Aswan where an ancient temple awaits our exploration amidst North Africa's breathtaking landscapes. And not far away lies another UNESCO World Heritage Site: Menkaure's Pyramid accompanied by none other than the timeless Sphinx itself.