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Abu Simbel, built at the southern border of Egypt and then Nubia, it was meant as a symbol of the strength and power of Pharaoh and the land of Egypt. Moved to higher ground in the 60s to protect it from the flooding caused by the creation of the Aswan High Dam and the resulting Lake Nasser, it is one of many monuments saved thanks to the efforts of UNESCO.  how was this ever built

Abu Simbel, built at the southern border of Egypt and then Nubia, it was meant as a symbol of the strength and power of Pharaoh and the land of Egypt

Amenemhet-III A rather nice looking man....

Son of Sesostris III - Brother or father of Sobeknefru who adopted Moses

The Step Pyramid of the pharaoh Zoser, at Saqqara (Sakkara), UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt, North Africa.

The Step Pyramid of the pharaoh Zoser, at Saqqara (Sakkara), UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt, North Africa.

The Meroe Pyramids are located in the North-East of Sudan near the banks of the Nile in the area commonly known as Nubia. There are close to two hundred pyramids in a relatively small area, the ancient burial site of the Merotic Kingdom (sometimes known as the Kingdom of Kush). The Pyramids are smaller than their Egyptian cousins but equally impressive due to their number (more than all of Egypt)

The Meroe Pyramids; ancient burial site of the Merotic Kingdom (aka the Kingdom of Kush). Sudan, near the banks of the Nile;

The step-pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara.

The funerary complex of Djoser in Saqqara

Por las calles de Khan el-Khalili, El Cairo Thinking about this makes me smile. Such a cool place to shop

Por las calles de Khan el-Khalili, El Cairo Thinking about this makes me smile…

Queen Tjye, the favorite wife of Amenhotep III recently found at Luxor

Egyptian God, Amon(Amen) The Invisible Creative Power - Hidden From View: Akhnaton, Moses and the Origins of Monotheism

Queen Tiye Statue, Luxor, Egypt - she was the chief wife of Amenhotep III and the mother of Akhenaten, father of Tutankhamun.

Abusir: Pyramid of Neferirkare Like his predecessor Sahure, Neferirkare (a pharaoh during dynasty five of the Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt) chose to build his pyramid at Abusir. His pyramid complex is composed of a pyramid (named "Pyramid of the Ba of Neferirkare") and mortuary temple. He did not manage to complete the causeway and valley temple so they were finished and to some degree usurped by his son, Niuserre to form part of his own pyramid complex.

Abusir: Pyramid of Neferirkare Like his predecessor Sahure, Neferirkare (a…

Saqqara tomb of Inefrt

Saqqara tomb of Inefrt - the art within is in amazing condition when you consider its age.

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