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The nilometer was used to predict harvest (and taxes) linked to the rise and fall of the Nile River.

Stone steps uncovered at the ancient port city of Thmuis are part of a nilometer, a structure used in antiquity to monitor the level of the Nile River. The nilometer was used to predict harvest (and taxes) linked to the rise and fall of the Nile River.

The Colossi of Memnon (known to locals as el-Colossat, or es-Salamat) are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For 3,400 years they have sat in the Theban necropolis, across the River Nile from the city of Luxor.

Colossi of Memnon, Egypt. Amenhotep III Dynasty) built a mortuary temple in Thebes that was guarded by two gigantic statues on the outer gates. All that remains now are the 23 meter ft.) high, one thousand ton statues of Amenhotep III.

Bowl; Unknown; Egypt; 1st - 2nd century; Agate; 3.8 x 9.1 cm (1 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.); 72.AI.38

Roman agate bowl century CE) found near Koptos (Egypt). Located on the Nile, Koptos was a stop on the trade route that connected the Arabian Sea and the Mediterranean. On display at the Getty Villa.

The Mortuary temple of Hatshepsut, who ruled Egypt from around 1479 BC until her death in 1458 BC, is situated on the west bank of the Nile. It is a colonnaded structure, which was designed and implemented by Senemut, the royal architect of Hatshepsut, to serve for her posthumous worship and to honor the glory of Amun.

The Mortuary temple of Hatshepsut, who ruled Egypt from around 1479 BC until her death in 1458 BC, is situated on the west bank of the Nile.

Karnak temple, Ancient Egypt Pharaoh.

Karnak Temple Luxor, Egypt Dr John Ward KT is working out there at the moment Más

Abydos & Dendara (Egypt). 'Time is short and everyone wants to see the Pyramids, Tutankhamun’s gold and the Valley of the Kings. But some of the most rewarding moments are to be had away from the crowds, where you can contemplate the ancients’ legacy in peace. Nowhere is this truer than at Abydos, one of the most sacred spots along the Nile, and Dendara, one of the world’s best-preserved ancient temples.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/egypt/nile-valley/al-balyana/sights/dark/abydos

The pharaoh Seti, who died in 1279 BC, is shown being welcomed by Anubis, the jackal-headed god and protector of the dead. This carving is found at the Temple of Abydos, which is dedicated to Seti.

Το πλοίο είχε θαφτεί πάνω σε πέτρινη βάση, δίπλα σε έναν μασταμπά, πυραμιδοειδή τάφο από αυτούς π...

Cairo (AFP) - Czech archaeologists have unearthed an ancient funerary boat near the Abusir pyramids south of Cairo, officials said Monday, in a discovery that could shed light on shipbuilding in ancient Egypt.

Kraagsieraad; valkekop Inventarisnummer AO 1g-2 Afdeling Egypte Objectnaam sieraad Materiaal goud ; zilver ; klei ; glas Afmetingen 3.2 x 4.1 cm Vindplaats Egypte Literatuur cat. Leemans B 385  cat. Boeser E.XL.27  Mon. I, 6, Pl.XXIV, 385  H.D. Schneider, Life and Death (Perth 1997), 100, nr. 154a M. Bulsink, Egyptian gold jewellery (Turnhout 2015), cat. 39b, pl. 14 P. Giovetti/D. Picchi, Egitto splendore millenario (Bologna 2015), cat. VI.56 Bron: Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden

Kraagsieraad; valkekop Inventarisnummer AO 1g-2 Afdeling Egypte Objectnaam sieraad Materiaal goud ; zilver ; klei ; glas Afmetingen 3.2 x 4.1 cm Vindplaats Egypte Literatuur cat. Leemans B 385 cat. Boeser E.XL.27 Mon. I, 6, Pl.XXIV, 385 H.D. Schneider, Life and Death (Perth 1997), 100, nr. 154a M. Bulsink, Egyptian gold jewellery (Turnhout 2015), cat. 39b, pl. 14 P. Giovetti/D. Picchi, Egitto splendore millenario (Bologna 2015), cat. VI.56 Bron: Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden

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Amenhotep III was the ninth Faroah of the dynasty. He ruled over an era which was the most artistic in Kmt history, and at the height of its international power. Amenhotep III ruled for 39 years and was known as the 'Magnificent'.

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