7. Temples

Theopetfeshvalopetandsouthernopetweretermsforthetemple

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Unformatted text preview: ley and the worship of Amenophis III The temple of Luxor Cult of the first Tetrarchs (the four Roman emperors, late 3rd century CE) Abu el‐Haggag mosque inside Luxor temple Two important fesHvals of the year: 1)  The Opet FesHval (“Opet” and “Southern Opet” were terms for the temples of Karnak and Luxor): The Theban Triad visited Luxor; the king’s royalty and power was reaffirmed and resHtuted 2) The BeauHful FesHval of the Valley: Amun (later the Theban Triad) visited the mortuar...
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