HAGGAG SALAMAAP communication
Luxor, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian authorities announced Thursday a refurbished ancient promenade in the city of Luxor. This is the latest government project to highlight the country’s archaeological treasures.
Egypt has struggled to revive the tourism industry, hit by the 2011 mass uprising that defeated long-time dictator Hosni Mubarak, and more recently the long-standing political turmoil following the coronavirus pandemic.
Known as the Sphinx Boulevard, also known as the Rams Road or the Gods Road, the ancient promenade connects the famous Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple in the city of Tevez, the capital of ancient Egypt. .. It is believed that it was the path that pilgrims took to visit the temple and pay homage to their gods.
Located on the banks of the Nile, about 650 km (400 miles) south of Cairo, Luxor’s ancient roads are pedestaled with statues of rams and sphinxes, extending for miles and many more. The excavation survey was being carried out. Over 50 years.
President Abdelfata Elsisi, along with other officials, attended a television event, a late-night ceremony nodding on an ancient autumn holiday.
Mohammed Abd el-Krimadhi, chief archeologist of Egypt, said that the oldest archaeological sites along the path are six built by Queen Hatshepsut, Egypt’s only female pharaoh, dating back to 1400 BC. Said it was a building.
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