Amada Temple in Nubia | Temple of Amada Egypt

El templo de Amada es el templo más antiguo of the region of Nubia in Egypt. El templo fue establecido durante el reinado del Faraón Thutmosis III, como una consagración de los dioses Ra y Amon. El templo fue registrado en la Lista del Patrimonio Mundial de la UNESCO in 1979, como parte de los monuments de Nubia desde Abu Simbel hasta Filae.

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Amada temple is the oldest of all the monuments found around Lake Nasser. Dating back to the 18th dynasty of the New Kingdom, the temple predates that of Ramses II and Abu Simbel Temples that were built during the 19th dynasty by about 200 years. Inside, there are important facts relating to Ramses II and his son Merenptah. The temple does not have particularly majestic dimensions, with a hypostyle hall inside which there are still 12 columns, which leads to a chapel dedicated to God Amun and Re-Harakhty, two of the most important gods of ancient Egypt.

The pylon that once stood before this structure has been destroyed. Despite its small size, the temple is worthy of interest for the scenes and the wall representations, including images dedicated to the pharaonic era dating back to the 18th dynasty returning from some victorious military campaigns that probably occurred in Asia and Libya. The discoveries inside the temple of Amada are some of the best-preserved of the whole Nubian region, also for the quality of the original coloring. This is partly due to the treatments and protections made by the first Christians who adopted the site as their place of worship during the beginning of Christianity in Egypt.

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