Karnak Temple Complex

The Karnak Temple Complex, commonly known as Karnak from Arabic Khurnak meaning "fortified village"), comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings near Luxor, in Egypt.


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circa 280 CE

Facade of the Karnak Temple with avenue of the sphinxes leading up to the entrance to the main Precint of Amun-Re.

circa 280 CE

The Precinct of Montu, located near Luxor, Egypt, is one of the four main temple enclosures that make up the immense Karnak Temple Complex. It is dedicated to the Egyptian god Montu. It is located to the north of the Amun-Re complex and is much smaller in size.

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