Madīnat Habu archaeological site, Thebes, Egypt Madīnat

Madīnat Habu archaeological site, Thebes, Egypt Madīnat

6/11/2021, 6:24:58 AM
Madīnat Habu archaeological site, Thebes, Egypt Madīnat Habu, also spelled Medinet Habu, the necropolis region of western Thebes in Upper Egypt that is enclosed by the outer walls of the mortuary temple built there by Ramses III (1187–56 BCE). was carved with religious scenes and portrayals of Ramses’ wars against the Libyans, Nubians, and the Sea People. It was situated within a fortified enclosure wall, with remarkable entrance towers, imitating Syrian migdol fortresses, on the east side. A royal palace was attached at the south of the open forecourt of this temple, while priests’ dwellings and administrative units lay on either side of the temple. Source britannica encyclopedia Photographer 📸 @sehrgutermann

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