The Temple Of Debod at Night/Madrid Spain

Picture by jre313


  • 2016
  • 12
  • 0
  • 11 Jul
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • Tokina 17-35mm F/4 AT-X Pro FX Lens
  • Shooting Style Tripod
  • Shoots Number Multiple Exposure
  • Exposures Number 7 EV
  • Editing Software Photomatix Pro / Photoshop
  • File Format RAW
  • Notes
Temple Debod Night Blue Hour Glow HDR

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11 Jul 08:46
jre313

The Temple of Debod (Spanish: Templo de Debod) is an ancient Egyptian temple which was rebuilt in Madrid, Spain. The temple was built originally 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) south of Aswan in southern Egypt very close to the first cataract of the Nile and to the great religious center dedicated to the goddess Isis, in Philae. In the early 2nd century BC, Adikhalamani (Tabriqo), the Kushite king of Meroë, started its construction by building a small single room chapel dedicated to the god Amun.[3] It was built and decorated on a similar design to the later Meroitic chapel on which the Temple of Dakka is based. Later, during the reigns of Ptolemy VI, Ptolemy VIII and Ptolemy XII of the Ptolemaic dynasty, it was extended on all four sides to form a small temple, 12 by 15 metres (39 ft × 49 ft), which was dedicated to Isis of Philae. The Roman emperors Augustus and Tiberius completed its decorations. From the quay there is a long processional way leading to the stone-built enclosure wall, through three stone pylon gateways and finally to the temple itself.[3] The pronaos, which had four columns with composite capitals collapsed in 1868, and is now lost.[3] Behind it lay the original sanctuary of Amun, the offering table room and a later sanctuary with several side-rooms and stairs to the roof. In 1960, due to the construction of the Great Dam of Aswan and the consequent threat posed to several monuments and archeological sites, UNESCO made an international call to save this rich historical legacy. As a sign of gratitude for the help provided by Spain in saving the temples of Abu Simbel, the Egyptian state donated the temple of Debod to Spain in 1968.

11 Jul 09:36
gedmas

Like.

11 Jul 11:13
jphoto

Great shot and treatment

11 Jul 13:44
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fredzhang

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11 Jul 22:10
digicam

Superb

12 Jul 03:39
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