Habou Photo Gallery

The mortuary temple of Ramsses III, Ramsses' royal palace, and the smaller temple of Amun occupy Medinat Habou. A surprising amount of the original pigment colors remain in the interior and shaded areas where early Christians, having converted the temple into a church, covered the images with plaster.

facade Habou facade columns columns and statues columns exterior base of column hieroglyph detail facade hieroglyphics painting ceiling ankhs painting

papyrus columns goddess statue square pillar column with original pigment square column with original pigment painting ceiling

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Last modified 29 June 2016