Dromos (a sphinx lined avenue)
These human headed Sphinxes (Androsphinx) lined the avenue (dromos) which once linked Luxor Temple to Karnak temple approximately 3 kilometres away.
Ramesses II Colossi
This magnificent statue (colossi) of Pharaoh Ramesses II is located in the court of Ramesses II, by the entrance to the temple's colonnade.
Androsphinx (human headed sphinxes)
These human headed Sphinxes (Androsphinx) once formed part of the avenue or "dromos", approximately 3 kilometres long, which once linked Luxor Temple to Karnak temple.
Colossi of the Pharaoh Ramesses II
A Statue (Colossi) of the Pharaoh Ramesses II set against the first pylon at the entrance to the Luxor temple.
Roman Fresco over an Ancient Egyptian relief
This is an example of the Roman's practice of plastering and painting (fresco) over an existing Egyptian carved relief.
Court of the Ramesses II
These are a few of the colossi (gigantic statues) of Ramesses II standing in the court of the Ramesses II temple.
Human Headed Sphinxes
These human headed Sphinxes (Androsphinx) form part of the avenue, approximately 3 kilometres long, which once linked Luxor Temple to the Karnak temple complex.
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