Karnak Open Air Museum, Luxor

4.6
#2 of 10 in Museums in Luxor
Tour an ancient Egyptian royal burial site showcasing ancient stonemasonry skills at Karnak Open Air Museum, an archeological museum. A collection of small shrines and temples reconstructed after their conservation remain buried in sand. The site features well-preserved white shrine of Sesostris I, the red shrine of Hatshepsut made of red quartzite blocks, and the alabaster chapel of Amenhotep II made of calcite. A collection of statuaries and an urban unit with mud brick walls of Saito-Persian period are also part of the museum. To visit Karnak Open Air Museum and get the most from your holiday in Luxor, create itinerary details personal to you using our Luxor trip planning app .
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  • On the edge of the Kanaik shrine is this open-air museum. It is a lot of stone, feel is to rely on archaeologists to put these stones like a puzzle back to the original shape. It would be nice to have a little introduction ...
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  • Visiting the Karnak Temple complex you find yourself in an instant in history full of charm of ancient Egypt, of course accompanied by an expert guide who knows every corner and temple architecture. Absolutely worth visiting.
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