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Amunhotep III (Part 6): City of a Hundred Pylons.
In 1397 BCE, King Amunhotep III began a massive series of building projects in Thebes. At Karnak, Luxor Temple, and the new "Maru" viewing place, the King inaugurated sanctuaries and gardens for the god Amun. We explore these monuments, and how they created a reputation that still resonated in the sagas of Greek myth...
Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com
Harp Music by Michael Levy www.ancientlyre.com
Images and Bibliography at www.egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2018/04/02/episode-95-hundred-gated-thebes/
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