• November 13, 2019

Best Ancient Egyptian monuments

 

Ancient Egyptian monuments fill up all the pillars of the state
Egypt has great civilizations and the ancient Egyptians produced some of the most famous

monuments in the world

go to the world was talked about historical monuments in Greece and other topics you must to read it
Now we will talk about the best ancient Egyptian monuments

 

Ancient Egyptian monuments

 

1-Temple of Hatshepust

Ancient Egyptian monuments
Ancient Egyptian monuments

It is located beneath the cliffs at deir el bahari on the west bank of the Nile
It belongs to the old fashion and Hatshepsut was ruled from around 1479 BC until her death in 1458
And it is designed and implemented by Senemut
He was the royal architect of Hatshepsut
Also the temple of Hatshepsut is built into a cliff Face that rises sharply above it
And consists of three layered terraces reaching 30 meters in heights

2-Bent Pyramids

firstly It considers the second pyramids built by pharaoh sheferu
The pyramid rises from the desert at an angle of 55 degree
Then it turns into a more progressive angle 43 degrees
finally It is the only pyramids in Egypt whose exterior appearance is stable, intact and limestone as it is

3-Pyramids of Djoser

Ancient Egyptian monuments
Ancient Egyptian monuments

firstly It was the first pyramids built by the ancient Egyptians
and Vizier Imhotep built this pyramids during the 27th century due to the burial of pharaoh Djoser
The structure was as a traditional flat roofed mastaba
Then in the end of Djoser’s reign it had risen to a six stepped layer pyramids
and The height was reached to 204 feet
Also there are the burial chambers of the step pyramids are underground and hidden in a maze of tunnels

4-Luxor Temple

firstly It is located on the east bank of the river Nile during the new kingdom in 1400 BC
and There are three Egyptian gods in this era including Amun, Mut and Chons
Also the temple was the center of the festival of Opet in Thebes
It involves the three gods

Ancient Egyptian monuments
Ancient Egyptian monuments

Ancient Egyptian monuments

 

5-The Sphinx

Ancient Egyptian monuments

above all The Sphinx is one of the oldest monuments in the world
One of the important signs in Egypt is that tourists visit him to see the human face and the lion’s body dazzling in his vision
It was built from 2500 years ago and still retains its wonderful appearance

6-Valley of the kings

They constructed in a period of nearly 500 years from 16th to 11th century BC
and IT includes 63 tombs and chambers ranging in size from simple pit to a complex tomb
Also involves over 120 chambers
and The tombs are decorated with scenes from Egyptian mythology
and These scenes give guides to the beliefs and funerary rituals of the period

 

 

7-Abu Simbel

Ancient Egyptian monuments
Ancient Egyptian monuments

firstly Abu Simbel is a beautiful site and including two massive rock temples in southern Egypt
Also it is located on the western bank of lake Nasser
It considers lasting monuments to himself and his queen Nefertari
also There is a festival for Abu Simbel took places every year
It is called Abu Simbel sun festival
The sun is vertical on the statue of Ramses II

 

 

Reference:

Wikipedia 

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