- a village in E Egypt, on the Nile: the northern part of the ruins of ancient Thebes.
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Fig. 16 is a plan of the temple of Karnak, which was about 1200 feet long and 348 feet wide.Architecture
Thomas Roger Smith
From the pylon a superb view may be gained of the ruins of Karnak.The Critic in the Orient
George Hamlin Fitch
Our men had driven them back from the top of the hill, at the foot of which was the tribe of Karnak.
Not far to the east of the rocks of Karnak, on the heights of Craig'h.
The temple of Karnak belongs to both the Eighteenth and Nineteenth dynasties.
- a village in E Egypt, on the Nile: site of the N part of the ruins of ancient Thebes