Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut Temple of Valley of Kings
Hatshepsut Temple by Paul Mannix

The Temple of Hatshepsut is a mortuary temple built during the reign of Pharaoh Hatshepsut of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt. Located opposite the city of Luxor, it is considered to be a masterpiece of ancient architecture. Its three massive terraces rise above the desert floor and into the cliffs of Deir el-Bahari. Image by Paul Mannix is marked with CC BY 2.0.