PERISTYLE AND COURTYARD Temple of Amon, Luxor

Dynasty XVIII, c. 1400-1360 B.C. On three sides of the court the columns are in rows of two. On the fourth (the south side) is a vestibule which leads on to the sanctuary. Where the light begins to be cut off again the columns are in rows of four. Originally there was a roof over the columns and an enclosing wall on the outside.

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