Temple of Ptah (Karnak)

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Doorway of Thutmose III
Gerf Hussein, Statue of Ramses II in the court yard of the Temple of Ptah

The Temple of Ptah is a shrine located within the large Precinct of Amun-Re at Karnak, in Luxor, Egypt. It lies to the north of the main Amun temple, just within the boundary wall. The building was erected by the Pharaoh Thutmose III on the site of an earlier Middle Kingdom temple. The edifice was later enlarged by the Ptolemaic Kingdom.

The temple consists of six small gateways, built close together. The first, to the west, was constructed by the Ptolemies. The subsequent gates date from the Eighteenth Dynasty, with the initial one erected by Hatshepsut and the rest by Thutmose III.

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Coordinates: 25°43′11″N 32°39′35″E / 25.7196°N 32.6597°E / 25.7196; 32.6597