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Timna. King Solomons Mines, Solomon's Pillars, Temple of Hathor, Timna Lake

Nefer • 3 minutes read • August 24th, 2016
We continued walking around 

Timna Park


Timna. Spiral Hill, Mushroom Rock, Smelting Camps, Crater

). These wells under the grill, in fact, are King Solomon's mines. Although people from ancient tribes mined copper-bearing sand here before King Solomon. They descended into these holes on small steps carved into the walls.
There were several natural arches in the surroundings, they appeared as a result of erosion and strong winds blowing.
Climbing there was pretty safe, there were handrails at sharp bends, but it was still scary . . . we had to be careful because it was pretty high!  
Here are Solomon's Pillars. And this was created by nature!
On the rock, you can see a picture of Pharaoh Ramses III presenting gifts to the goddess Hathor. They say this is also from antiquity.
Here is a clearer, reconstructed image.
This temple is dedicated to the goddess Hathor, built as an open courtyard with a variety of religious items.
Near the artificial Timna Lake, there is a Bedouin tent where you can eat, and drink Turkish coffee. Then, you can take a ride on a water bike.
Author: Nefer
Source: neferjournal.livejournal.com
Translated by: Olesya Zhukova

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