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Entrance to the Great Temple, Luxor
Entrance to the Great Temple, Luxor
Resource Typeimage
TitleEntrance to the Great Temple, Luxor
Coverage / Year1857; Egypt
DescriptionBlack and white photograph of the entrance to the temple, 1857.
InterpretationLuxor is the modern name of the city near the site of ancient Thebes on the east side of the Nile River. The temple was begun by the pharoh Amenhotpe III (c. 1410-1372 BC). Two statues buried to the neck in sand are of Ramses II. The obelisk to the left was also placed in the time of Ramses II.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; African Folk Tales; African Novel Study; North African and Southwest Asian Architecture
Learning Standards16 History; 17 Geography;
Author or CreatorFrith, Francis, 1822-1898;
SourcePlate from "Egypt and Palestine photographed and described by Francis Frith", v. 1, London: James S.
Subject / KeywordsAfrica; Luxor, Egypt; Ramses II; Ambulances;
Collection PublisherUIUC Rare Book & Special Collections Library;
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