The Barque Station of Ramesses III

© 1996-2016 Deurer
All Rights Reserved.


. . . Built into the encloseure wall of the First Court in the precient of Amun at Karnak is the well preserved barque station of Ramesses III. A barque station is a place where the barque of a god, in this case Amun would rest during processions. In some cases barque stations are nothing more than small stone kiosks. In this case Ramesses III built a complete temple. It includes a pylon flanked by two collosal statues of the pharaoh.


. . . The main hall contains Osirid pillars depicting the pharaoh on three sides of the main court.




Click on an area of this map to visit.


The next photograph is
The Hypostyle Hall.

Return to the
Karnak Directory

Return to the
Tour Map of Egypt




Home Page

Ancient Gallery Directory

Tour Egypt. .Egyptian Mythology Gallery

Time Warp Gallery Directory. . Modern Gallery Directory

Gallery Store Directory. . Egyptian Web Sites. . The Children's Gallery

Gallery Guest Book. ...Ancient Egyptian Design . .Send E-mail. . . Search the WWW