Expedition to Egypt (March-April 2017) ASWAN: Monastery of St. Simeon.
The ruins of the old Christian monastery, the largest ancient Coptic architecture complex in Egypt, known as the monastery of St. Simeon, are located in the Aswan desert, in 700 meters from the west bank of the Nile, opposite to the island of Elephantine.
Along the entire period of its existence, the monastery has undergone a great number of rebuilding works. What prompted the first Egyptian Christians to build a monastery in the desert, at an altitude of 130 meters above the sea level, in a place where water delivery was a big problem, while on the left bank this problem would be solved much easier?
Expedition to Egypt (March-April 2017) MEDINET HABU: Mortuary temple of Ramesses III.
Medinet Habu is a small village in the Western Thebes. According to ancient legend, it was the place where the god Amon appeared to the World for the first time. The sacred significance of this place subsequently prompted Ramesses III - the Pharaoh of the XX Dynasty to choose it for the construction of his own Mortuary Temple.
The reign of Ramesses III (1185 to 1153 BC) was the last period of prosperity of the great Egyptian Empire during the New Kingdom. It was marked by the number of military events and grandiose temple construction. Egypt, which managed to preserve its fundamental historical heritage, once again entered the period of blossom of the Royal Power. That time - for the last time...
Expedition to Egypt (March-April 2017) WEST THEBES: Mortuary temple of Hatshepsut.
My heart rushes back and forth, thinking what people will say -
those who will see the monuments, I created. After the years passed by they will talk about what I did ...
Do not say it's my boast, say:
"It her's (her Majesty Hatshepsut), how she is worthy her father (God Amon)!"
Translation from Ancient Egyptian, carved on the obelisk of Hatshepsut in the Karnak Temple
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Expedition to Egypt (March-April 2017) ASWAN: Gebel-el-Silsila.
Gebel-el-Silsila. This is the name of a rocky canyon, located between Kom Ombo and Edfu, through which the Nile carries its waters, and where the high rocks are passing along the very edge of the water surface, forming both banks of the Nile and covering the area about 20 square kilometers. Here the ancient Egyptian stone quarry is located, where the ancient builders mined a sandstone, which formed the foundation for the architectural masterpieces of Ancient Egyptian Civilization, which up to our days attract the attention and interest of the people of the planet Earth.
Expedition to Egypt (March-April 2017) ABUSIR: Mastaba of Ptahshepses.
In the area of Abusir Necropolis, in 90 meters to the southeast of the pyramid of Sahura and 60 meters to the north-east from the pyramid of Niuserra, there is a mortuary complex, belonging to the one of the most outstanding members of the Royal Courtyard, whose name was Ptahshepses - the vizier and the son-in-law of Pharaoh of the V Dynasty Niuserra Ini. This monument is considered to be the largest and architecturally unique non-royal tomb of the Old Kingdom.
Lambert Academic Publishing has issued a book of A. Kruzer "Map of Piri Reis. Overstag."
The ISIDA Project Administration expresses its gratitude to the editor of the International Academic Journal, Julia Arturovna Bordenyuk, for her help and assistance in the publication of the book "Piri Reis Map. Overstag" by A. Kruzer - Co-Director of ISIDA Project.
In his historical-geographical research, "Piri Reis Map. Overstag" the author speaks about Russia's unquestionable right in its historical discovering of Antarctica continent, which Charles Hutchins Hapgood, American professor of Harvard University, tried to challenge in his works, relying on his own interpretation of the ancient portulan of Turkish admiral Haji Muhiddin Piri ibn Haji Mehmed (Piri Reis).
Hepgood's study strangely coincides with the times of the Cold War, Turkey's accession to NATO and the conclusion of the Antarctic Сonvention, thus casting a doubt on the historical fact of the discovery of Antarctica by the expedition of F. Bellingshausen and M. Lazarev in 1820, and weakening the position True Researchers in geopolitical scale.
In his work A. Kruser reveals many facts concerning falsifications and deliberate distortion of historical and geographical moments by some interested countries. The work contains extensive research material, carefully studied and subjected to multilateral re-examinations using incontrovertible evidence and true facts.
The first scientific journal devoted to the study of Ancient Egyptian architecture and all related matters "The Journal of Ancient Egyptian Architecture"expresses its gratitude to Creative Director of ISIDA Project - Valery Senmuth, who has won the mini photo contest and whose photo of the Ramesseum is reproduced on the front cover of the volume 2 of the journal.
Volume 2 - 2017 of the journal, include a special scientific article by surveyor-archaeologist Glen Dash. Glen has carried out radar survey at Giza and in the Valley of the Kings in the past using cutting edge technology.
The Age of the Giants. The detailed description of the Great Egyptian Pyramids.
The author of this book, a partner of ISIDA Project, a French researcher Franck Monier, in his work, represens the detailed architectural description of each of the Great Pyramids of Egypt, beginning from the complex of Djoser and up to the Pyramids of Giza. His research is based both on the latest results in the field of papyrology, egyptology and archeology, as well as on the studies of ancient scientists such as Herodotus and Diodorus. Also, the author uses the materials of ISIDA Project, collected during a number of expeditions to Egypt. Photographic material is provided by the creative director of ISIDA Project - Valery Senmuth.