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Temple of Hatshepsut

The Mortuary temple of Hatshepsut’s is situated on the west bank of River Nile, near Valley of the Kings, opposite the city of Luxor. The temple of Deir El Bahri is one of the most characteristic ancient Egyptian temples, due to its decoration and design. This temple is built into a cliff face that rise sharply and having three layer terraces.

Most Impressive Ancient Egyptian Temples and Monuments
Temples of Ancient Egypt, Hatshepsuts Mortuary Temple

Hatshepsut is one of the most formidable female Pharoah, design and implemented by Senemut, the royal architecture of Hatshepsut. After death of Hatshepsut’s, the infant Tuthmosis III become the 6th Pharoah of 18th dynasty. It takes approx 15 years to complete temple of Hatshepsut.

Temple of Kom Ombo

The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty, one dedicated to Horus the Elder, the falcon god of sky and war while other one was built for crocodile deity – sobek, god of creation and fertility. The temple of Kom Ombo is Greco-Roman structure dating back to the year 119 BC.

Most Impressive Ancient Egyptian Temples and Monuments
Kom Ombo – Supreme Council of Antiquities

Everything is duplicated in this temple across the main axis. There are two entrance, two hypostyle halls, two sanctuaries, two court and two colonnades. This temple is an excellent example of hieroglyph.

Most Impressive Ancient Egyptian Temples and Monuments
Temple of Kom Ombo

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