Medinet Habu

The entire Temple of Ramses III, palace, and city embowered inside a defensive wall form the Medinet Habu. Entering through the Highgate or Migdol, built like the resembles of an associate Asiatic fort the temple protects things of heritage importance.


From the Highgate to the south, the area units the chapels of Amenirdis I, Shepenwepet II, and Nitoket, wives of the god Amun. On the north side, there is the chapel of Amun. The chapels were a later addition to geological dating by the eighteenth Dynasties, by Hatsepsut and Tutmose II.


Later Changes Done By The Ptolemaic Kings Of The XXV Sept Included In The Temples Had Great Importance.


Why Was The Temple Built??


  • To the west, there is the temple titled, the Ramesseum. On the northern walls of the temple square measure reliefs portray the ending of Ramses by the Sardinians, Cretans, Philistines and the Celtic deity.


  • The crowd came over to the land and sea travelling directly through Egyptian lands. However, Ramesses combined forces and ravaged the land invaders. Later, he moved over to the coast to meet the ships.



Wars Of The Pharaohs


  • The Pharaoh saw the invaders crossing the plains, destroying everything in their way. On oxen-drawn wagons, laden with all of their colony luxuries, they came with their families and their newly created iron weapons. No tribe or hamlet could resist their pass.


  • Ramesses bowmen sprang arrows against the landing ships. Aids on the south fence square measured Ramesses' success over the Libyans and the Window of Appearances on the west wall, flanked by eight columns. Behind this lies the audience hall with the kings' room nearby. The stone tank remains intact to the present day. On the side square model seven Osiride pillars.



Structure Of The Temple


  • Of the scenes within the Second Court square measure the Feast of Sokar and the lower a part of the rear wall dedicated to Ramesses youngsters.


  • On the entrance, at the proper right end of the hall, there is a relief of Ramesses bent on the figure of Upper and Lower Egypt and a defaced picture of Ramesses, with the Pharaoh, changed into Horus.


  • The Hypostyle Hall through the west entrance was severely broken in twenty-seven B.C. by an earthquake. Originally the hall would have opened into several rooms. However, none stayed because of the earthquake.



The Medinet Habu has been serving as a strong defensive wall even in the present day. Egypt highly boasts of its war techniques on the grounds of the wall front. To know more about the Medinet Habu, book your tour to the temple.

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