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Egypt Top 10 Tours

1-Pyramids privateDay Tour50 USD full day tour in the pyramids and the National museum.Many tourists do not have much time to spend In Cairo so Here is a one-day tour to enjoy the highlights of Cairo which are the pyramids of Giza and the national museum.

In the evening you can have a unique experience which is the dinner cruise in a 5* boat with an interesting program including oriental Egyptian dancing , folkloric show named as Tanora show , and the dinner in a open buffet with a delicious Egyptian and international food (optional)

If you want to spend a cultural evening instead of the dinner cruise so don't miss the sound and light show to see the pyramids at night time it's really fascinating specially when you listen to the sphinx while telling you the story of ancient Egypt.(optional)

it is a summary to all of Cairo , so if you want a quick tour that is exactly what you need ... The ItineraryOur first stop will be the national museum , i will show you the master pieces and…

Temple construction and Foundation rituals stages

Temple construction

The foundation rituals for temples actually consisted of eight separate rituals (or eleven during the Ptolemaic Period) of which the burying of foundation deposits was only one. The rituals were supposed to be conducted by the Pharaoh, but in reality they were generally conducted on his behalf in most cases with the pharaoh taking on this role on a few of the more important structures.

Foundation rituals stages

1.Pharaoh leaves his palace with his royal standard bearers and travels to the site of the temple (Ptolemaic Period)

2.Pharaoh arrives at the construction site and is greeted by the priest representing the god to whom the temple will be dedicated (Ptolemaic Period)

3."Stretching the Cord" - ("pedj shes")

4.Hoeing the earth and digging the first foundation trench ("ba ta")

5.Moulding the first bricks

6.Pouring the sand

7.Burying foundation deposits

8.Beginning construction

9.Purifying the completed building


Ramesses II The most famouse and The Greatest
Ramesses II (c. 1303 BC – July or August 1213 BC; Egyptian: *Riʻmīsisu, alternatively transcribed as Rameses/ˈræməsiːz/ and Ramses/ˈræmsiːz/ or /ˈræmziːz/),[6] referred to as "Ramesses the Great", was the third Egyptian pharaoh (reigned 1279 BC – 1213 BC) of the Nineteenth dynasty. He is often regarded as the greatest, most celebrated, and most powerful pharaoh of the Egyptian Empire. His successors and later Egyptians called him the "Great Ancestor". Ramesses II led several military expeditions into the Levant, re-asserting Egyptian control over Canaan. He also led expeditions to the south, into Nubia, commemorated in inscriptions at Beit el-Wali and Gerf Hussein.
At age fourteen, Ramesses was appointed Prince Regent by his father Seti I. He is believed to have taken the throne in his late teens and is known to have ruled Egypt from 1279 BC to 1213 BC for a total of 66 years and 2 months, according to both Manetho a…