Volume III Plate 42 - The Temple of Amun-Re (Hypostyle Hall)~ This view is of one of the great wonders of Karnak, the famed hypostyle hall of the Temple of Amun-Re. The perspective reveals the tall columns in the open forecourt and the Avenue of Sphinxes that led to the massive building. The open, papyrus-flower shaped heads of the capitals were illuminated from light provided by windows just below the ceiling.

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