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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The festival itself will be inaugurated at the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut and its closing will take place at Luxor Temple.
He reigned for 66 years until his death in 1213BC and was responsible for more monuments than any other pharaoh, most notably the construction of the Ramesseum mortuary temple in Thebes and the rock temples of Abu Simbel.
The starting line was at the 3,500-year-old Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut and the race finisheed at the Kings and Queens Valleys in Luxor.
The pictures circulating on social media show Rivera visiting several destinations in Egypt, including the Great Pyramid and Sphinx, Abu Simble Temple, and the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, in an attempt to promote and revive Egyptian tourism.
Some specific topics include picturing virtuous women in 19th-century China, a mortuary temple sponsored by women in early modern Kyoto, and visualizing the Hokkaido Ainu in Isabella BirdAEs Unbeaten Tracks in Japan.
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.
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.
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.