Karnak Open Air Museum

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White chapel of Senusret I

Karnak Open Air Museum is an archaeological museum in Luxor, Egypt. It is located in the northwestern corner of the Precinct of Amon-Re at the Karnak complex.

The Open Air Museum contains reconstructions of structures that have been dismantled and buried or hidden inside the massive pylons in the complex. Among these edifices are the Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut, the White Chapel of Senusret I, and the calcite shrine of Amenhotep II.

Preventive archaeological excavations before the renovation of Amenhotep II's calcite shrine were observed in this area (CFEETK), including an urban unit with mudbricks walls of Saito-Persian time.


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Coordinates: 25°43′10″N 32°39′27″E / 25.7195°N 32.6574°E / 25.7195; 32.6574