JIM HENDERSON PHOTOGRAPHY

Aberdeenshire Professional Photographer,  Royal Deeside, with Photo Library of Aberdeenshire & Scotland, Scottish Aurora Borealis displays and photographs of Ancient Egyptian sites from Cairo to Abu Simbel

 

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View of the ruins of the Sun Temple of Nyuserre at Abu Ghurab approached through cultivated plantations near the desert edge south of Giza

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General view of the ruins of the Sun Temple of Nyuserre at Abu Ghurab south of Cairo and slightly north of the Abu Sir pyramids

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View of the ruins of the Sun Temple of Nyuserre at Abu Ghurab approached through cultivated plantations near the desert edge south of Giza

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One of several alabaster bowls with drainage tubes possibly used for collecting the blood from sacrificed bulls at the Sun Temple of Nyuserre at Abu Ghurab

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Local Egyptian custodians chat while the photographer works here looking up the ancient causeway towards the ruined Sun Temple at Abu Ghurab

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A fossilised snake embedded in the limestone bedrock at Abu Ghurab Sun Temple

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The Hebet four-sided shaped alabaster altar in front of the ruined base of the obelisk Sun Temple of Nyuserre at Abu Ghurab

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The Hebet four-sided shaped alabaster altar in front of the ruined base of the obelisk Sun Temple of Nyuserre at Abu Ghurab

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Looking towards the Hebet shaped altar and the ruins of the obelisk of the Sun Temple of 5th Dynasty ancient Egyptian ruler Nyuserre

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Construction detail of base of the obelisk at the Sun Temple of Nyuserre at Abu Ghurab south of Giza

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Construction detail of base of the obelisk at the Sun Temple of Nyuserre at Abu Ghurab south of Giza dating from around 2300BC

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Construction detail of base of the obelisk at the Sun Temple of Nyuserre at Abu Ghurab south of Giza with the pyramids of Abu Sir in the distance

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Alabaster drainage bowls at the base of the obelisk at the Sun Temple of Nyuserre at Abu Ghurab south of Giza probably used to collect bulls blood

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Alabaster drainage bowls at the base of the obelisk at the Sun Temple of Nyuserre at Abu Ghurab south of Giza probably used to collect bulls blood

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Looking across the north east corner near the slaughterhouse at the ruins of the Obelisk Sun Temple of Nyuserre at Abu Ghurab

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Last modified: 19,Oct, 2017