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Obelisks at Karnak | by Patrick Costello
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Obelisks at Karnak

Queen Hatshepsut ruled in place of her nephew. When Thutmose III eventually came to power he erased her name from the temple walls. However he stopped short of defacing these obilisks. Note the two tone effect where the lower parts were covered instead

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Taken on October 19, 2004