Alain Guilleux - Egypte

 
Une colonne se dressant seule, c'est un cas très rare, voire unique pour l'Egypte antique.
Quand j'ai eu la chance de la voir, cette colonne se dressait à quelques centaines de mètres du temple de Tell el Hisn, au milieu des bâtiments ... et de quelques immondices.
Elle a été démontée depuis.
 
La colonne commémorative de Merenptah. Elle est en granite rouge.La colonne commémorative de Merenptah. Elle est en granite rouge.
Egypt, Cairo, Heliopolis, the memorial column of the king Merenptah. Photo taken in 2007, before the column was dismantled. Red granite.

19th dynasty, 2007, Action, Ancient Egypt writing, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient Egyptian Text, Art, Cairo, Color Image, Cultural heritage, Dynasty 19, Egypt, Egyptian Monument, Geography, Heliopolis, Lower Egypt, Magic spell, Matariya, Material, Merenptah, Merneptah, Midan el Mesala, Middle East, Mineptah, New Kingdom, Nile Delta, No People, North Africa, Relief, Sunk relief, Sunken relief, archeology, architecture, colonne, column, commemorate, commemoratif, commémorative, dismantle, dismount, démonter, granit, granite, hieroglyphs, limestone, memorial, quartzite, tourism, travel, Égypte

Socle en calcaire.
Socle en calcaire.
Egypt, Cairo, Heliopolis, the memorial column of the king Merenptah. Photo taken in 2007, before the column was dismantled. The pedestal in in limestone.

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Plinthe en quartzite.
Plinthe en quartzite.
Egypt, Cairo, Heliopolis, the memorial column of the king Merenptah. Photo taken in 2007, before the column was dismantled. The plinth is in quartzite. With Merenptah cartouches.

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Tout en bas, les ennemis de l'Egypte sont comme écrasés par les représentations du roi ... et par le poids de la colonne.
Tout en bas, les ennemis de l'Egypte sont comme écrasés par les représentations du roi ... et par le poids de la colonne.
Egypt, Cairo, Heliopolis, the memorial column of the king Merenptah. Photo taken in 2007, before the column was dismantled. Egypt enemies are crushed by the representations of the king ... and by the weight of the column.

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Inscription commémorative : victoire contre des envahisseurs, en l'an 5 du règne.
Inscription commémorative : victoire contre des envahisseurs, en l'an 5 du règne.
Egypt, Cairo, Heliopolis, the memorial column of the king Merenptah. Photo taken in 2007, before the column was dismantled. Text commemorating a victory in year 5 of the reign.

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Offrandes...Offrandes...
Egypt, Cairo, Heliopolis, the memorial column of the king Merenptah. Photo taken in 2007, before the column was dismantled. The king offers his own names.

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... à Ré-Horakhty.... à Ré-Horakhty.
Egypt, Cairo, Heliopolis, the memorial column of the king Merenptah. Photo taken in 2007, before the column was dismantled. Ra-Horakhty holding a scimitar (harpé).

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Offrandes à Amon-Ré.Offrandes à Amon-Ré.
Egypt, Cairo, Heliopolis, the memorial column of the king Merenptah. Photo taken in 2007, before the column was dismantled. Offerings to Amun-Ra, holding a scimitar (harpé).

19th dynasty, 2 tall feathers, 2007, Action, Amon, Amun, Amun crown, Ancient Egypt writing, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Ancient Egyptian Text, Art, Cairo, Clothing and Accessory, Color Image, Crown and headdress, Cultural heritage, Divinity, Double Plumed Crown, Dynasty 19, Egypt, Egyptian Monument, Geography, Heliopolis, Lower Egypt, Magic spell, Matariya, Material, Merenptah, Merneptah, Midan el Mesala, Middle East, Mineptah, New Kingdom, Nile Delta, No People, North Africa, Object, Offering, Ra, Ra-Horakhty, Re, Relief, Religion, Spirituality, Sunk relief, Sunken relief, archeology, architecture, cimeterre, colonne, column, commemorate, commemoratif, commémorative, deity, dieu, dismantle, dismount, divinité, déesse, démonter, feather, give, god, goddess, granit, granite, harpé, hieroglyphs, mace, memorial, offer, scimitar, the hidden one, tourism, travel, Égypte

Toujours ces mêmes représentations du roi présentant des offrandes. Apprécions le festival de coiffes et perruques !Toujours ces mêmes représentations du roi présentant des offrandes. Apprécions le festival de coiffes et perruques !
Egypt, Cairo, Heliopolis, the memorial column of the king Merenptah. Photo taken in 2007, before the column was dismantled. Offerings of wine vases (Nu).

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Seth ! Ni la tête du dieu, ni le hiéroglyphe n'ont été martelés.Seth ! Ni la tête du dieu, ni le hiéroglyphe n'ont été martelés.
Egypt, Cairo, Heliopolis, the memorial column of the king Merenptah. Photo taken in 2007, before the column was dismantled. Offerings to Seth, holding a scimitar (harpé).

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Anat.Anat.
Egypt, Cairo, Heliopolis, the memorial column of the king Merenptah. Photo taken in 2007, before the column was dismantled. Offerings to the goddess Anat, holding a scimitar (harpé).

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Egypt, Cairo, Heliopolis, the memorial column of the king Merenptah. Photo taken in 2007, before the column was dismantled. Offerings.

19th dynasty, 2007, Action, Ancient Egypt writing, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient Egyptian Text, Art, Cairo, Clothing and Accessory, Color Image, Cultural heritage, Dynasty 19, Egypt, Egyptian Monument, Geography, Heliopolis, Lower Egypt, Magic spell, Matariya, Material, Merenptah, Merneptah, Midan el Mesala, Middle East, Mineptah, New Kingdom, Nile Delta, No People, North Africa, Nu vase, Object, Offering, Relief, Sunk relief, Sunken relief, archeology, architecture, colonne, column, commemorate, commemoratif, commémorative, dismantle, dismount, démonter, give, granit, granite, hieroglyphs, jar, jarre, memorial, offer, ribbon, tourism, travel, vase, vase Nou, wine, Égypte

Montou. Tous présentent le même cimeterre. Une arme pour commémorer un fait guerrier.Montou. Tous présentent le même cimeterre. Une arme pour commémorer un fait guerrier.
Egypt, Cairo, Heliopolis, the memorial column of the king Merenptah. Photo taken in 2007, before the column was dismantled. Offerings to Montu, holding a scimitar (harpé).

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Sekhmet.Sekhmet.
Egypt, Cairo, Heliopolis, the memorial column of the king Merenptah. Photo taken in 2007, before the column was dismantled. Offerings to the goddess Sekhmet, holding a scimitar (harpé).

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Nous ne savons pas ce qui se trouvait au sommet.
Nous ne savons pas ce qui se trouvait au sommet.
Egypt, Cairo, Heliopolis, the memorial column of the king Merenptah. Photo taken in 2007, before the column was dismantled. What was on the capital is unknown.

19th dynasty, 2007, Action, Ancient Egypt writing, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient Egyptian Text, Art, Cairo, Color Image, Cultural heritage, Dynasty 19, Egypt, Egyptian Monument, Geography, Heliopolis, Lower Egypt, Magic spell, Matariya, Material, Merenptah, Merneptah, Midan el Mesala, Middle East, Mineptah, New Kingdom, Nile Delta, No People, North Africa, Relief, Sunk relief, Sunken relief, archeology, architecture, capital, chapiteau, colonne, column, commemorate, commemoratif, commémorative, dismantle, dismount, démonter, granit, granite, hieroglyphs, memorial, tourism, travel, Égypte

Au milieu des saletés...
Au milieu des saletés...
Egypt, Cairo, Heliopolis, the memorial column of the king Merenptah. Photo taken in 2007, before the column was dismantled. A small part of the column, on the ground ?

19th dynasty, 2007, Action, Ancient Egypt writing, Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient Egyptian Text, Art, Cairo, Color Image, Cultural heritage, Dynasty 19, Egypt, Egyptian Monument, Geography, Heliopolis, Lower Egypt, Magic spell, Matariya, Material, Merenptah, Merneptah, Midan el Mesala, Middle East, Mineptah, New Kingdom, Nile Delta, No People, North Africa, Relief, Sunk relief, Sunken relief, archeology, architecture, colonne, column, commemorate, commemoratif, commémorative, dismantle, dismount, démonter, granit, granite, hieroglyphs, memorial, tourism, travel, Égypte


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