mortuary temple


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mortuary temple

A temple for offerings and worship of a deceased person, usually a deified king, as distinguished from a cult temple.
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VALLETTA, Malta, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inside a 5,000-years-old mortuary temple on the Mediterranean island of Malta, scientists have detected the presence of a strong double resonance frequency at 70Hz and 114Hz.
A short drive, but a world away, from this hive of tombs is the Mortuary temple of Hatshepsut, Egypt's only female Pharaoh.
They think it was a mortuary temple dedicated to the worship of a dead king.
An Egyptian-European team uncovered the statue of princess Iset, 170 cm tall and 52 cm wide, during renovation work at the Amenhotep III mortuary temple on Luxor's western bank, antiquities minister Mohamed Ibrahim said in a statement.
That famous line is from a 19th century sonnet by Percy Shelley, written after visiting the famous Ramses II Mortuary Temple in Luxor, Egypt.
CEMEX is an important sponsor of the excavation, restoration, conservation, and site management of the Mortuary Temple of Thutmosis III, located on the west bank of the Nile River at Luxor in southern Egypt.
The tomb was situated on a crest of the hill overlooking the mortuary temple of Ramses II.
According to Egypt's Antiques Ministry, the tombs were discovered under the mortuary temple of the Pharaoh Amenhotep II, located on the Western Bank of the River Nile.
Egypt's antiquities ministry said that the tombs were unearthed under Pharaoh Amenhotep II's mortuary temple, which is located on the western bank of the River Nile, the BBC reported.
An American collector had been trying to sell the four artifacts, taken from the base of a statue from the Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III on the west bank at Luxor," the statement added.
William James Muller's The entrance to the small temple at Medinet Habu, Luxor, Egypt depicts the entrance to a small Roman temple that is situated next to the great Mortuary Temple of Rameses III at Medinet Habu on the West Bank at Luxor (estimate: $9,100-12,000),.