A Photo a Day

April 10, 2006

Kiosk of Kertassi

Filed under: — site admin @ 10:25 am

Kalabsha: Kiosk of Kertassi

This is a Greco-Roman building near the Kalabsha temple.
Actually, the kiosk now stands about 20-30 km from its original site - like many other archaeologic treasures it was moved before the Aswan dam was opened.

Leave a Reply



Random post from the past:

Santa Catalina, Arequipa

The Convento de Santa Catalina is one of the major attractions of Arequipa. The compound is huge - covering some 20,000 square metres. Built in the 16th century, it was almost a city within the city. Contact between the 450 nuns living here and the outside world was fairly limited until 1970 when the convent was opened to the public. The buildings are made of "sillar", a volcanic material that is readily available near Arequipa and is easy to work with. This may partly explain the elaborate design of the facades. There are several distinct styles, including Spanish, Andalusian and indigenous elements. Walking down the ...

Travel Photo Net | Africa | Asia | Australia | Europe | Americas | Guests | Photo-Tips | Feedback

All photos on Travelphoto NET: Copyright Laurenz Bobke.
Republication only with my written permission, and only with proper credit (including a link back to this site if shown on the web).

0.172 || Powered by WordPress