Karnak, Egypt

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The Karnak Temple Complex is a collection of temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings near Luxor, in Egypt. Construction at the complex began during the reign of Senusret I (1971 BC to 1926 BCE) in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period (332 to 30 BCE), although most of the buildings date from the New Kingdom (1550-1077 BCE). Approximately thirty pharaohs contributed to the buildings, enabling it to reach a size, complexity, and diversity not seen anywhere else in the world. The area around Karnak was the ancient Egyptian Ipet-isut (“The Most Selected of Places”) and the main place of worship of the eighteenth dynasty Theban Triad with the god Amun as its head.

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