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Karnak Temple Complex

Tuesday, 23rd June 2009 by

After the Pyramids of Giza, Egypt’s next most visited historical site is the Karnak temple complex just outside Luxor. Karnak was constructed over a period of 1300 years by approximately 30 different pharaohs, and eventually grew to become a collection of 25 temples. Known in ancient times as Ipet-isut, ‘The most select of places’, it is the largest ancient religious site in the world. At the south west of the…

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