Egypt Picture - Papyriform Columns

Papyriform Columns

Papyriform Columns


Marjory Smillie


Papyriform Columns


Marjory Smillie shared this great photo showing us a close view of papyriform columns at the Ramesseum on the West Bank. When we think of Egyptian temples, one of the principle architectural elements that comes to mind is the column. In fact, it is difficult to imagine a temple without thinking of its columned halls, and what many visitors will take away with them is visions of pylons, obelisks, statues and columns.

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