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Karnak Open Air Museum


Karnak
History and museums
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egyptian site, ancient site, temple



Karnak Open Air Museum, located in the northwest corner of the Precinct of Amon-Re, in the Karnak complex, in the city of Luxor, Egypt, the Open Air Museum contains reconstructions of structures that have been dismantled and buried or hidden inside the massive pylons in the complex.

Notable amongst them the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut, the White Chapel of Senusret I and the calcite shrine of Amenhotep II.

Preventive archaeological excavations before the rebuilding of Amenhotep II's calcite shrine: Urban unit with mudbricks walls of Saito-Persian time were observed in this area (CFEETK).





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