Karnak, Egypt

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This field of ruins of approximately 130 hectares, of which the temple itself occupies hardly the tenth part, is one of the greatest holy sets in the world. The quadrangular unfired brick enclosure makes 2,4 km length and reached 8 meters thickness. A 2000 year old building site was started with the Middle Empire and was given up at the ptolemaic time. Each Pharaoh wants to embellish the field of Amon-Râ. From the XVIIIth dynasty to XXth dynasty, it is the golden age: back from their campaigns in Africa and Asia, the Pharaohs offer the main of their spoils to the Hamon god who led them to the victory; they make raise in its honor new pylons, new obelisks, new colossuses...
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Karnak, Egypt

Karnak, Egypt

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