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Modern Video Footage of Karnak and Luxor

The video clips in this section were captured by members of the Digital Karnak team during October 2007.

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Karnak Temple - Near the Sacred Lake - This footage shows the current conditions around the sacred lake in the Amun temple. 0min 29sec.

Karnak Temple - Approaching the Ramesses IX Gate - This footage shows the current approach to the southern processional gateway. 0min 29sec.

Karnak Temple - Western Sphinx Alleyway - This footage shows what it would look like to enter the Amun temple from the west. 0min 26sec.

Karnak Temple - Visiting Today - This footage shows how busy the temple is with tourists and tour guides. Here tourists are shown passing through the gates of the second pylon into the hypostyle hall. 0min 50sec.

Karnak Temple - Alternate Visiting Today - This footage shows how busy the temple is with tourists and tour guides. Here tourists are shown arriving and departing from the western sphinx alleyway and quay. 0min 35sec.

Luxor Temple - Opet Festival Return Scene 1 - Opet Festival Return Scene 1 This footage shows a scene from the return journey of the divine bark from Luxor to Karnak. Here, Amun is in his shrine at Luxor. 0min 19sec.

Luxor Temple - Opet Festival Return Scene 2 - Opet Festival Return Scene 2 The divine barks leave the triple bark shrine at Luxor temple. 0min 19sec.

Luxor Temple - Opet Festival Return Scene 3 - The divine bark is sailing on the Nile. 0min 27sec.

Luxor Temple - Opet Festival Return Scene 4 - The procession is shown with fan-bearers, standard-bears and priests leading the way out from the triple bark shrines. 0min 51sec.

Luxor Temple - Opet Festival Return Scene 5 - The king makes offering before the divine bark in its shrine at Karnak. 0min 29sec.

Luxor Temple - The Sphinx Alleyway - This footage shows the approach to Luxor temple on the sphinx alleyway. 0min 32sec.

Luxor Temple - The Sphinx Alleyway - This footage begins with a view of the front of the Luxor temple and pans northward, up the sphinx alleyway. 0min 51sec.

Mut Temple - The Sphinx Alleyway - This footage begins with a view of the front of the Mut temple and pans northward, up the sphinx alleyway. 0min 27sec.

Mut Temple - The Sphinx Alleyway - This footage shows the present state of walking down the sphinx alleyway to the entrance of the Mut temple. 0min 36sec.

Mut Temple - The Sphinx Alleyway - This footage shows the present state of walking down the sphinx alleyway to the bend in the road. 0min 34sec.