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Friday, 29 January 2016

Beloved, Magickal Kemet

"From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us"
Napoleon Bonaparte to his troops in Egypt (21 July 1798) (Variant translation: "Soldiers, from the summit of yonder pyramids forty centuries look down upon you...") 
Source: Wikipedia

Khepera in shrine, Nubian Museum

Statue of Sutekh, Cairo Museum

Cairo Museum Grand Hall
Uraei atop shrine of King Tutankhamun, Cairo Museum
Statue of Shu, Cairo Museum
The Bent Pyramid of King Snefru, Dashur
The Red Pyramid of King Snefru

Inside the Red Pyramid of King Snefru; note the orbs that appeared in the photograph that were not visible at time of capture

The Temple of Heru at Edfu


The Temple of Sobek and Heru Ur, Kom Ombo

Detail of pylon tops of Temple of Sobek and Heru Ur, Kom Ombo

SobekRa, Crocodile Museum, Kom Ombo


The so called Colossi Of Memnon (Staues of King Amenhotep III) on the Theban West Bank

Temple of Auset, Philae Island


Main temple entrance, Temple of Auset
Wall carvings detail, Temple of Auset
From the mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

A chapel from the mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
The Temple Of HetHrt, Dendera

Side view of the Temple Of HetHrt, Dendera


Pylons, Temple Of HetHrt, Dendera

Temple Of Karnak

Sutekh glyph close up from cartouche of King Seti I, Temple Of Karnak

Sekhmet, Temple Of Karnak

A fallen block featuring the cartouche of King Seti I, Karnak Temple
Superb glyph details on broken block, Temple Of Karnak

Vast glimpse of wing of Temple Of Karnak

Avenue of sphinxes.Temple Of Karnak

Paint detail, Temple Of Karnak
Alabaster statue of King Seti I, Luxor Museum

Colossal head of Sekhmet, Luxor Museum

Luxor Temple

Forest of pylons, Luxor Temple

View with the sky, Luxor Temple
Mortuary Temple Of King Seti I, Qurna, West Bank

View from top of Mortuary Temple Of King Seti I with view of pyramidal peak that indicates location of Valley Of The Kings
Block with exquisite hieroglyphs indicative of King Seti I's reign post Amarna style, Mortuary Temple Of King Seti I,

Mortuary Temple of King Ramsess III aka Temple Of Millions Of Years

Inner courtyard of mortuary Temple of King Ramsess II

Paint detail, mortuary Temple of King Ramsess II

Pylon, mortuary Temple of King Ramsess II

View from window of appearances, mortuary Temple of King Ramsess II

Exquisite winged disk, mortuary Temple of King Ramsess II


Ptah and Sekhmet, Abydos Temple of Seti I

Wepwawet, Abydos Temple of Seti I

NebtHt, HetHrt, Auset and Ausar, Abydos Temple of Seti I

Chapel with King Seti 1 making offerings to Ausar, Abydos Temple of Seti I

Exquisite wall detail, Abydos Temple of Seti I

Djehuti, Abydos Temple of Seti I

Sublime, exquisite, 19th Dynasty Temple art - Djehuti, King Seti I and Heru, Abydos Temple of Seti I
 
AmonRa and me, Mortuary Temple Of King Seti I, Qurna, West Bank
Ra - setting over the Nile