Medinet Habu Temple

Medinet Habu Temple in Luxor city

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Medinet Habu Temple, this name was given to the Mortuary temple of Ramsses II
Medinet Habu archaeological area is located south of the cemetery Thebes, on the west bank of the River Nile, includes several important antiquities . 
The most important is the Temple of Ramses III, one of the greatest temples of the 20 th Dynasty , Medinet Habu temple was surroundings with many pylons, but the most famous monuments at all and the most enjoyment studied is the funeral temple of Ramses III. It is also one of the best preserved 
temples in Egypt, and have known in  ancient Egypt as the palace "millions of years to the king of Upper and Lower Egypt".
And the Temple of Ramses III is one of the few temples in Egypt, which still retains large parts of the scenes of the roof famous have enjoyed protection from the wind, rain, and has maintained much of the original colors donor visitor a sense of the original temple however it seems its vital colors bright bright bright or even of views of religious ceremonies and events and historical facts.The walls of the temple are decorated by the military achievements of King Ramses II and private wars against the peoples of the sea. The inscriptions also included releaves of the  Anniversary celebrations of the gods. The temple of Medinet Habu is the most impressive temples in western Thebes. It was built at the beginning of the reign of King Ramses III as a funeral temple
Some likely that Habu word, refers to Amenhotep, son of Hapu, Minister of Amenhotep III.
This temple is one of the largest funerary temples devoted to the commemoration of the Kings. And an area of approximately 320 meters long from east to west, and 200 meters wide from north to south, which is the only temple fortified

 

Medinet Habu Temple