Colossal Statues in The Plain of Thebes, during the Inundation of the Nile. Two ancient Egyptian colossal statues standing side by side from the 14th century BC.
The magnificent Corinthian temple, on the northern side of the Ilissos, was begun by Pisistratos, and finished by Hadrian, who dedicated it to the divinity of Jupiter Olympios.
This entrance conducts to the villages in that part of the plain called Messogia, to Cephissia, Mount Pentelikon, and Marathon.
The Parthenon is the temple to the city goddess Pallas Athena Parthenos on the Athenian Acropolis.
Aswan was the ancient Syene; in the Coptic language it signified an opening, derived from the sudden widening of the Nile below the Cataracts.
The Temple of Dendera is an ancient Egyptian temple complex in Dendera, 55 km north of Luxor in Upper Egypt. It is one of the most important temple sites in Egypt and was dedicated to the goddess Hathor.
The Pyramids of Giza. The Great Pyramid of Cheops. Pyramids of the pharaohs Khafre and Mykerinos.
The Hypaethral Temple of Philae by David Roberts. The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt, and Nubia.
Abu Simbel (Egypt), Great Rock Temple (built under Ramses II 1290-1224 BC). Exterior view.
Watercolour, 1838/39, by David Roberts (1796-1864). Engraved by Louis Haghe
The Olympieion (also Columns of the Olympian Zeus) in Athens was one of the largest temples in ancient Greece. Its construction dates back to the 6th century BC, but it… Read More