Civilization of Ancient Egypt left behind monumental structures extant.The pyramids, the gigantic sculpture, Egyptian temples - Photos of all these legacies know probably every modern man on the planet.The very appearance of these grandiose constructions obliged not only the technical capabilities of the ancient people, their architectural art, but also the development of religious and mythological views.Moreover, the Egyptians deified and their own rulers.The Pharaohs were considered the heirs and messengers of the gods.Ancient Egyptian temples, set in recognition of the sovereigns of different years, at one time filled the entire country.About some of the most well-known of these structures will be discussed in this article.
Egyptian temple of Pharaoh Ramses
Today, he stands under the scorching southern sun.The Sanctuary is located to the north-west from another temple, delivered in honor of Seti I. By the way, not far from this sanctuary was once located another Egyptian temple put Ramses II.Howe
This building today is the largest structure in the world for religious purposes.The sanctuary is one of the most ancient Egyptian structures.It was built in honor of the moon god Khonsu, was depicted as a figure of the mummified baby, sometimes having the head of a falcon.During his appearance, it was located in the administrative capital of the state.Its construction began during the reign of Amenhotep III, but was only completed XX dynasty pharaohs.
Egyptian temple of Hatshepsut
It was erected in honor of Queen Hatshepsut near the town of Thebes.In ancient times it was amazingly beautiful, decorated with lots of terraces temple.In part, he crashed into a mountain.Its width is almost forty meters.Rows colonnades sanctuary are somewhat similar to a honeycomb.Interestingly, this structure was built in a fairly quick time in the nine years (1482 BC - 1473 BC).