Robert's Trip to Egypt

 


 

 

October 2004 - January 2005

Karnak Hypostyle Hall Project

The University of Memphis

Director Peter J. Brand, Ph.D.

 

7-hour layover in Amsterdam

 

More of the 7-hour layover in Amsterdam

 

And even more of the 7-hour layover in Amsterdam

 

Cairo, Egypt

 

Felfela's in Cairo (where we ate Kosherie for lunch everyday) . . . .

 

Nearby the Egyptian Museum in Cairo

 

Step Pyramid Complex, Saqqara

 

The Bent Pyramid, Dahshur (Sneferu, 2613 - 2589 BCE)

 

The Red Pyramid, Dahshur (Sneferu, 2613 - 2589 BCE)

 

The Great Pyramid, Giza (Khufu, 2589 - 2566 BCE)

 

Pyramid of Khafra, Giza (2558 - 2532 BCE)

 

The Sphinx, Giza 

(Pyramid of Menkaura, 2532 - 2503 BCE, in distant background)

 

Camel Police at Abusir

 

Camel at the Great Pyramid, Giza

 

My first camel ride - at the Great Pyramid, Giza

 

The Sphinx, Giza

 

The Sphinx, Giza

 

Old Kingdom relief, Abusir

 

Nekhbet & Wadjet

 

Karnak Temple Complex (Biblical city of Thebes; modern-day Luxor)

 

Collating Scenes inside Karnak Temple, Luxor

 

Collating Battle Relief Scenes of Ramesses II - South Exterior Wall, Karnak Temple, Luxor

 

Bes (with hat) & Robert - Temple of Hathor, Dendera

 

West Exterior Wall - Cour de la Cachet - Battle Scenes of Merenptah

Karnak Temple, Luxor

 

West Exterior Wall - Cour de la Cachet - Ramesses II (Year 21) & Hittite Peace Treaty

 

Sailboat on the Nile River, Luxor

 

View of the West Bank across the Nile River from Luxor

 

Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut (18th Dynasty) - Deir el-Bahri

 

Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut - Deir el-Bahri

 

Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut - Deir el-Bahri

 

Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut - Deir el-Bahri

 

Thutmose III at Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut - Deir el-Bahri

 

Rent-A-Ride, Gurnah, West Bank (Luxor)

 

Thoth - Chapel of Hatshepsut in Karnak Temple

 

Hot-Air Balloon rising above West Bank (Luxor)

 

Khonsu Temple at Karnak (Lux0r)

 

Iman - working at Yasser's Jewelry Store, Luxor

 

Kawarshi - at work in his store - Luxor

 

Dinner at Kawarshi's Uncle's house - Luxor

(pictured left to right: Kawarshi's hand, Louise, Heather, Iman, Suzanne - photo by Robert)

 

Behind Kawarshi's new flat - Luxor

 

From the top of el-Gurnah (Valley of the Kings in background below) 12-24-2007

 

The Sacred Lake - Karnak Temple, Luxor

 

Thutmose III (Dyn. 18, r. 1504 - 1450 BCE) smiting his enemies 

7th Pylon, Karnak Temple

 

New Kingdom Chariot - Luxor Museum

 

Ramesses II at Mortuary Temple of Seti I - Gurnah

 

Mortuary Temple of Seti I - Gurnah (12-31-2004)

 

The King's Head Pub, Luxor

 

Luxor Temple - Full Moon above the Court of Amenhotep II

 

Ramesses II - Luxor Temple

 

 

Tomb of Rahmose - 18th Dynasty (West Bank, Luxor)

 

Tomb of Rahmose - 18th Dynasty (West Bank, Luxor)

 

Tomb of Rahmose - 18th Dynasty (West Bank, Luxor)

 

Tomb of Rahmose - 18th Dynasty (West Bank, Luxor)

 

Crossing the Nile River on the motorlaunch "Lucky"

 

 Sunset over the Nile River, Luxor

 

The inaugural Phi Alpha Theta induction ceremony lecture at

Lambuth University, Jackson, Tennessee