Sentence Examples


  • Beside other temples, now destroyed, he set up the great west pylon of Karnak, and the pylon at Kharga.
  • The Nabataean type starts from the simple pylon-tomb with a door set in a tower crowned by a parapet ornament, in imitation of the front of a dwelling-house; then, after passing through various stages, the full Nabataean type is reached, retaining all the native features and at the same time exhibiting characteristics which are partly Egyptian and partly Greek.
  • In front of the pylon Rameses set up colossi and a pair of obelisks (one of which was taken to Paris in 1831 and re-erected in the Place de la Concorde).
  • The plan of the temple may be supposed to have included a colonnaded court in front of the present facade, and pylon towers at the entrance; but these were never built, probably for lack of funds.
  • And Hatshepsutadded to their fathers work; they also built another pylon and some of the existing chambers at Karnak, set up the great obelisks there and carved some colossi.