Karnak Temple

Karnak Temple

Dedicated primarily to Pharaoh Amun, Karnak Temple is a vast temple complex in Luxor begun around 1600 BCE. It is an impressive sight and second only to the Great Pyramids of Giza in popularity.

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249011
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Ipetisut
Karnak Temple
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1306 BCE

Construction of the Great Hypostyle Hall at Karnak Temple