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|(Left) Sunrise on the winter solstice highlights the Colossi of Memnon on the west bank of the Nile, opposite the temple of Luxor.|
(Right) Sunrise behind the Temple of Luxor.
|(Far left) Karnak axis at dawn, photographed two weeks before the winter solstice.|
(Left) Karnak axis at dawn, 21 December, the winter solstice.
|(Right) The temple of Amen-Ra at Karnak - 'the horizon of heaven on earth'.|
(Far right) Entrance to the hypostyle hall, Dendera, viewed from the vestibule.
|(Left) The hypostyle hall at Edfu, temple of Horus.|
(Right) The circular zodiac from Dendera, now in the Louvre, Paris.
|(Right) The second shrine of Tutankhamun depicts an explicit connection between intellect, insight and astronomy.|
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