Ancient Egypt 2012 http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/ Ancient Egypt 2012 Giza : Great Pyramid of Khufu 4th Dynasty, built around 2560 BC. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152096759 152096759 Giza : Great Pyramid of Khufu Original entrance and current access through tomb robbers tunnel. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152193461 152193461 Giza : Great Pyramid of Khufu http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152193411 152193411 Giza : Funereal Boat of Khufu Reconstructed from pieces found in pits next to the great pyramid. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=151892558 151892558 Giza : Funereal Boat of Khufu http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=151892559 151892559 Giza : Pyramid of Khafre Son of Khufu. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=151892561 151892561 Giza : Pyramid of Khafre The only limestone casing remaining in place. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152207116 152207116 Giza : The Sphinx Believed to have been built in the reign of Khafre and is said to be his likeness. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=151892560 151892560 Giza : The Sphinx http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152103538 152103538 Giza : The Sphinx The "Dream Stela" of Thutmose IV of the 18th dynasty which tells the story of how he dreamt that the gods said if he cleared the sand away from the Sphinx, he would become king. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124285 152124285 Giza : The Pyramid Workers Village This is the village and necropolis where the workers who built the pyramids of Khafre and Menkaure lived and died. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152192802 152192802 Saqqara : The Step Pyramid of Djoser We were allowed inside but unfortunately not allowed to take cameras. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152103539 152103539 Saqqara : The Step Pyramid of Djoser 3rd dynasty. Built 2667-2648 BC. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152246382 152246382 Saqqara : "Tomb of Two Brothers" Built during the 5th dynasty (?), 2465-2323 BC. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124286 152124286 Saqqara : "Tomb of Two Brothers" Also known as the "Tomb of the Hairdressers". http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152246390 152246390 Saqqara : "Tomb of Two Brothers" http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124288 152124288 Saqqara : "Tomb of Two Brothers" http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124287 152124287 Memphis : "Open Air" Museum 18th dynasty sphinx. At 80 tons the largest calcite statue ever found. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124289 152124289 Memphis : "Open Air" Museum Statue of Ramses II. 19th dynasty, ~1295-1186 BC. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124517 152124517 Memphis : "Open Air" Museum Limestone colossus of Ramses II. About 34 ft tall and weighing about 80 tons. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124524 152124524 Aswan : Granite Quarry Diorite ball used to excavate the granite. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124523 152124523 Aswan : Granite Quarry Unfinished obelisk still in situ. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124515 152124515 Philae : Temple of Isis Mostly constructed in the time of Ptolemy II, 285-246 BC. Originally on Philae, transferred to Agilika Island after construction of the Aswan High Dam. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124525 152124525 Philae : Temple of Isis Relief decoration on the first pylon. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124522 152124522 Philae : Temple of Isis Kiosk of Trajan. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124855 152124855 Aswan : Kalabsha Temple Built around 30 BC by Augustus Caesar. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124516 152124516 Aswan : Kalabsha Temple http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124856 152124856 Aswan : Kiosk of Qertassi Roman built. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124527 152124527 Lake Nasser : Temple of Wadi es Sebua Built by Amenhotep III (1382-1344) and Ramses II (1279-1213). http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124518 152124518 Lake Nasser : Temple of Wadi es Sabua Avenue of sphinxes. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124519 152124519 Lake Nasser : Temple of Wadi es Sabua Close up of one of the sphinxes. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124529 152124529 Lake Nasser : Temple of Wadi es Sabua http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124520 152124520 Lake Nasser : Temple of Dakka Begun by the Kushite king Arqamani in the 3rd century BC and added to by Ptolemy IV. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152275823 152275823 Lake Nasser : Temple of Dakka http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152275819 152275819 Lake Nasser : Temple of Dakka http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152275820 152275820 Lake Nasser : Temple of Dakka http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152275821 152275821 Lake Nasser : Temple of Dakka http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152275977 152275977 Lake Nasser : Temple of Maharraka Roman era. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152275824 152275824 Lake Nasser : Temple of Maharraka http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124526 152124526 Lake Nasser : Temple of Maharraka http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152275822 152275822 Lake Nasser : Temple of Maharraka Probably one of the earliest spiral staircases. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152275878 152275878 Lake Nasser : Tomb of Pennout Viceroy of Kush (Nubia) during reign of Ramses VI, 1143-1136 BC. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124858 152124858 Lake Nasser : Tomb of Pennout http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152124857 152124857 Lake Nasser : Temple of Derr Built during reign of Ramses II, 1279-1213 BC. Later converted into a church. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152150219 152150219 Lake Nasser : Temple of Derr http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152150467 152150467 Lake Nasser : Temple of Derr http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152151406 152151406 Lake Nasser : Temple of Amada The oldest surviving Nubian temple constructed by Thutmose III (1479-1425 BC) and Amenhotep II (1427-1392 BC) and added to by Thutmose IV (1392-1344). http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152151405 152151405 Lake Nasser : Temple of Amada http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152150218 152150218 Lake Nasser : Temple of Amada Thutmose III before the gods http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152151728 152151728 Lake Nasser : Great Temple of Abu Simbel Night arrival at the dock. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152150272 152150272 Lake Nasser : Great Temple of Abu Simbel Built to honor Ramses II (1279-1213 BC), shown during a light and sound show. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152150220 152150220 Lake Nasser : Great Temple of Abu Simbel Queen Nefertari's Temple http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152150224 152150224 Lake Nasser : Great Temple of Abu Simbel Light and sound show. Images projected onto the temple facades. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152150221 152150221 Lake Nasser : Great Temple of Abu Simbel Light and sound show http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152150217 152150217 Lake Nasser : Great Temple of Abu Simbel Close-up of on of the colossi of Ramses. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152150222 152150222 Lake Nasser : Great Temple of Abu Simbel http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152150601 152150601 Lake Nasser : Great Temple of Abu Simbel http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152150223 152150223 Lake Nasser : Great Temple of Abu Simbel Queen Nefertari's Temple. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152150271 152150271 Thebes : Colossi of Memnon 60 ft statues of Amenhotep III on the West Bank. They originally guarded his mortuary temple which was plundered and destroyed in antiquity. It is currently being excavated. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152157983 152157983 Luxor : Luxor Temple Largely completed by Amenhotep III (1382-1344 BC) and added to by Ramses II (1279-1213 BC) http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152157988 152157988 Luxor : Luxor Temple Avenue of sphinxes which stretched from Luxor to Karnak over a mile away. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152157989 152157989 Luxor : Luxor Temple Court of Ramses II. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152157984 152157984 Luxor : Luxor Temple The Abu al-Haggag mosque - all that remains of the 13th century village that was removed during excavation of the temple. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152157992 152157992 Luxor : Luxor Temple Ramses II. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152157990 152157990 Luxor : Luxor Temple Court of Amenhotep III http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152157991 152157991 Luxor : Luxor Temple 4th century AD Roman Christian paintings in an ante chamber they had converted into a church. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152157985 152157985 Luxor : Luxor Temple The first pylon built by Ramses II forms the facade of the Luxor Temple. The obelisk was originally one of a pair, the other now stands in the Place de la Concorde in Paris. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152158226 152158226 Abydos : Cenotaph Temple of Seti I Built during the reign of Seti I (1294-1279 BC) of the 19th dynasty. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152167332 152167332 Abydos : Cenotaph Temple of Seti I http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152167331 152167331 Abydos : Cenotaph Temple of Seti I http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152168626 152168626 Abydos : Cenotaph Temple of Seti I http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152167334 152167334 Abydos : Cenotaph Temple of Seti I http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152167333 152167333 Abydos : Cenotaph Temple of Seti I http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152167675 152167675 Abydos : Cenotaph Temple of Seti I http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152167676 152167676 Dendara : Temple of Hathor The current temple is Graeco-Roman and the temple facade shows emperors Tiberius and Claudius making offerings to Horus and Hathor. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152168301 152168301 Dendara : Temple of Hathor Hathor was the goddess of pleasure and love. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152168450 152168450 Dendara : Temple of Hathor http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152168302 152168302 Dendara : Temple of Hathor http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152168451 152168451 Dendara : Temple of Hathor Rain drainage spout on the rear wall of the temple. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152168449 152168449 Dendara : Roman Mammisi Small temple celebrated the divine birth of Hathor's son. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152168448 152168448 Thebes : Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut Built for queen Hatshepsut (1473-1458 BC) of the 18th dynasty. Adjacent to it are the ruins of the much older Temple of Montuhotep II (11th dynasty) and the Temple of Thutmose III (18th dynasty). http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152171786 152171786 Thebes : Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152171785 152171785 Thebes : Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152171760 152171760 Thebes : Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152171754 152171754 Thebes : Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152171787 152171787 Thebes : Deir al-Medina The Workmen's Village where the craftsmen, servants and laborers who worked on the royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152171759 152171759 Thebes : Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut Taken from a hot air balloon. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152171756 152171756 Thebes The Ramesseum Taken from a hot air balloon. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152171789 152171789 Thebes : Medinet Habu The mortuary temple of Ramses III (1184-1153 BC ), 20th dynasty. Seen from the hot air balloon. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152171758 152171758 Thebes : Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut Seen from the hot air balloon as the rising sun first strikes the temple. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152171788 152171788 Thebes : Valley of the Kings The valley is immediately behind the Temple of Hatshepsut http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152171757 152171757 Thebes : Medinet Habu http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152171755 152171755 Luxor : Karnak Scale model of the Karnak complex. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152172399 152172399 Luxor : Karnak Construction began in the 11th dynasty (2080-1937 BC) and continued for some 1300 years creating the sprawling complex covering around 100 acres. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152172223 152172223 Luxor : Karnak Entrance to the Temple of Ramses III (1184-1153 BC), 20th dynasty. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152172217 152172217 Luxor : Karnak Colossus of Ramses II at the entrance to the Great Hypostyle Hall. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152172216 152172216 Luxor : Karnak Court in front of the Great Hypostyle Hall. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152172625 152172625 Luxor : Karnak The Great Hypostyle Hall. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152172400 152172400 Luxor : Karnak The Great Hypostyle Hall. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152172402 152172402 Luxor : Karnak Obelisks of Thutmose I (1493-1481 BC) and Hatshepsut (1473-1458 BC). The latter at 30m is the tallest known standing monument. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152172403 152172403 Luxor : Karnak Great Festival Temple built by Thutmose III. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152172567 152172567 Luxor : Karnak Great Festival Temple. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152172568 152172568 Luxor : Karnak Great Festival Temple. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152172222 152172222 Luxor : Karnak Statues of Hatshepsut at the eighth pylon. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=152172401 152172401