Images of Egypt

A Cruise down the Nile

Ozymandias

“I met a traveller from an antique land
Who said: “Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. Near them on the sand,
Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown
And wrinkled lip and sneer of cold command
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed.
And on the pedestal these words appear:
`My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings:
Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!’
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.”


Percy Bysshe Shelley

Images of Egypt

Obelisk to the Sun, Karnak

Obelisk to the Sun, Karnak

Avenue of Rams at Karnak

Avenue of Rams at Karnak

Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple

Detail from Luxor Temple

Detail from Luxor Temple

Esana Temple relief

Esana Temple relief

Interiour of Esana Temple

Interior of Esana Temple

Local children swimming in Nile

Local children swimming in Nile

Edfu Temple

Edfu Temple

Relief of Horus, Edfu Temple

Relief of Horus, Edfu Temple

Statue

Statue

Fields along the Nile

Fields along the Nile

Island temple of Philae

Island temple of Philae

Interior relief, Philae

Interior relief, Philae

River traders on the Nile

River traders on the Nile

Elephantine Island

Elephantine Island

Desert along the Nile

Desert along the Nile

Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel

View from Aswan Dam

View from Aswan Dam

Perfumery in Aswan

Perfumery in Aswan

Felucca Sails

Felucca Sails

Temple of Hatchepsut

Temple of Hatshepsut

Columns, Temple of Hachepsut

Columns, Temple of Hatshepsut

One of the colossi of Memnon, Valley of Kings beyond

One of the colossi of Memnon, Valley of Kings beyond

Pyramids at Giza with ubiquitous tour bus

Pyramids at Giza with ubiquitous tour bus

...and without

…and without

Sphinx and Great Pyramid

Sphinx and Great Pyramid

View of Sphinx and Great Pyramid, Giza

View of Sphinx and Great Pyramid, Giza

Cairo in rush hour

Cairo in rush hour

Sunset over the Nile

Sunset over the Nile

About Lenora

I love history and the supernatural. My blog is about the dark side of history and odd goings on!
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2 Responses to Images of Egypt

  1. I’ve always wanted to go to Egypt! Great photos.

  2. Lenora says:

    Thank you, it was a wonderful country with some fabulous things to see. I was lucky enough to get there a year before the unrest began.

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