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Tanis



Tanis
Introduction

1. The greatest temple

2. Statues of Ramses 2

3. Superb reliefs

4. Royal necropolis

5. Shoshenq 3

6. Osorkon 2

7. Psusennes 1

8. In Egyptian Museum

9. Nilometers

10. Temple of Khonsu

11. Temple of Horus

12. Temple of Mut

13. So many statues!

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TANIS
Shoshenq 3

Tomb of Sheshonq 3, Tanis, Egypt

22nd Dynasty king, Shoshenq 3's, grave is in excellent condition, and to be seen from high up. It contains rather simple decorations, and considering that Shoshenq 3 was king for more than 50 years (825-773 BCE), it is a clear reflection of the relative poverty of the state in this period. Tomb of Sheshonq 3, Tanis, Egypt



By Tore Kjeilen