Egypt second pylon

           

 

  

 


 
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The second pylon in Karnak temple complex leads in a hypostyle hall, the hypostyle architecture is known to be found mainly in palaces and temples; this type of architecture doesn’t need arches but only pylons or columns. This huge hypostyle hall was built by Seti I and Ramses II who was the son of Seti. Nowadays only ruined temples are seen at Karnak but even though are considered as one of the main visited place in Egypt. Ipet Isut was the name that the ancient Egyptian gave to the temple of Karnak. The largest precinct on the site is the one of Amun who was the god of Theban Triad. The precinct of Montu son of Amun is much smaller than Amun’ one but is not open to visitors; the precinct of Mut has its own sacred lake and is connected with several smaller temples and also not open to visitors. Part of the temple of Mut has been used in other structures. On the site is also located the temple of Amenhotep IV but the temple was destructed after its builder died.

 
 

 

Egypt Second Pylon

 

 
 
 
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