The Sun Cult complex composition in the Hatshepsut’s temple

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The Sun Cult complex of Queen Hatshepsut’s temple at Deir el-Bahari consists of two main rooms: the Night Sun chapel (Vestibule) and the Altar courtyard with two small transitory rooms. The first room separates the Night Sun chapel from the Altar courtyard and the other separates the Night Sun chapel from the rest of the upper courtyard.

The Complex the Sun Cult int the Temple of Hatshepsut was renovated

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The opening ceremony of the Complex of the Sun Cult in the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari will take place on Sunday noon. The event is organized by the Egyptian Ministry of State for Antiquities in cooperation with the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo and the Embassy of the Republic of Poland.

Message from the Nile

  • History of Czech institution of egyptology

    The Czech egyptology founder is Frantisek Lexa, the author of up to now evaluated work about ancient Egypt magic and Demotic grammar. Seminar for egyptology started thanks to him in Faculty of Philosophy and Arts of Charles University in Prague in 1925. Two years later Lexa became the first regular professor of egyptology in then Czechoslovakia.

  • Abusir - outstation of Czech egyptology expedition

    Abusir is an archaeological locality in Egypt named after nearby recent village Abusir. It is situated on western Nile bank on the edge of Libyan tableland approximately 20 kilometers to the south-west of Cairo. The name of this locality is derived from ancient Egypt god Osiris, from Per Usir (Busiris), "(cult) place of Osiris" (Busiris in Greek).

  • Researches in Western desert

    Czech egyptology is successful in researching not only on pyramidal fields in Abusir recently, but also in supporting and organizing smaller expeditions into egyptian Western desert. Czech expedition has been working even in slowly evanescent oasis El-Hajez since 2003, which is situated about 400 km to the south-west from Cairo.

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