Visit Temple of Seti I

Temple of Seti I

The Temple of Seti I (Sety I or Sethos I) in Abydos is one of the most celebrated of the masterpieces of Egyptian art and architecture, where one can behold the attractively appealing reliefs and colors. King Seti I began the construction of the temp .....Mas

The First and Second Courts of the Temple of Seti I

The First Court of the Temple of Seti I: In the First Hypostyle Hall, in the center of the left side, there are two stone basins that had been used by priests for purposes of purification. Decorating the walls of the court are splendid scenes of th .....Mas

The First and Second Hypostile Halls of the Temple of Seti I

The First Hypostyle Hall of the Temple of Seti I: As one of the most gracefully attractive parts of the temple, the First Hypostyle Hall comprises two rows of twelve pillars supporting the ceiling. Here, reliefs and colors are of the utmost quality .....Mas

The Seven Chapels of the Temple of Seti I

The seven vaulted chapels in the Temple of Seti I in Abydos were dedicated, beginning from the left, to Set I, Path, Ra-Hor-Akhty, Amoun-Ra, Osiris, Isis and Horus. The paintings on these chapels– except for the chapels of Amoun-Ra, Ra-Hor-Akhty an .....Mas

Hall of Nefertum and Ptah-Sokar in the Temple of Seti I

After the Second Hypostyle Hall, in the rear left, a door leads into a hall with three columns, dedicated to the mortuary gods of Memphis, Nefertem, and Ptah-Soker (another representation of Osiris). Here, one can eye different marvelous scenes of of .....Mas

Hall of Ancestors of the Temple of Seti I

Immediately to the left of the Hall of Nefertum and Ptah-Sokar in the Temple of Seti I at Abydos, is the door to the Hall of Ancestors. Decorating this hall are various scenes showing many depictions, most importantly, the King List through which, sc .....Mas