Egypt

MVNU Bible Trips
The famous Sphinx on the Giza Plateau. Detail of the Great Pyramid of Giza (aka Pyramid of Khufu). MVNU students, professors and other tour members enjoy a camel ride near the pyramids. MVNU student, Robert Sabo, on his camel. Some of the tourist transportation at the Giza Plateau. Egyptian tourist police watch carefully over the goings-on.
Part of the MVNU group that visited Egypt in January 2009. The ever present camel. Some of the local color around the pyramids. The Sphinx with the pyramids in the background. Woman baking bread at one of the restaurants we stopped at. The Colossi of Memnon.
The Djeser-Djeseru is the main building of Queen Hatshepsut's mortuary temple complex at the Valley of the Kings. Some of the beautiful hieroglyphic images at Hatshepsut's Temple. Some of the beautiful hieroglyphic images at Hatshepsut's Temple. The god Horus, also at Hatshepsut's Temple. Hieroglyph detail of hand carrying the "Ankh" or the symbol of life. Bust of Queen Hatshepsut.
Statue of Queen Hatshepsut. Statue of Queen Hatshepsut. The Luxor Temple. Detail of the Avenue of the Sphinxes in Luxor. Avenue at the Luxor Temple. Some of the hieroglyphs at the Luxor Temple.
Columns at the Luxor Temple. Columns at the Luxor Temple. Obelisk at the Luxor Temple. Spices being sold at local market. Narrow street at the Khan el-Khalili market in Cairo. Entrance to the Karnak Temple.
Entrance to the Karnak Temple. Entrance to the Karnak Temple. One of the enormous statues at the Karnak Temple. Columnade at the Karnak Temple. Shepherd tending his flock along the road side in Egypt. Detail of the Colossus of Rameses II in Memphis, Egypt.
Some of the MVNU group photographed in front of a sphinx in Memphis. Selling souvenirs. Local life in Egypt. MVNU group posing in front of the Citadel of Salah El-Din and Masjid Muhammad Ali in Cairo. Listening to tour guide inside of the mosque. Pyramid of Djoser in the Saqqara necropolis. Also known as the Step Pyramid.
Detail of the Step Pyramid. Some of the local hills in the Valley of the Kings. Plaque denotes the tomb of the famous boy Pharaoh. Billboard details some of the details of King Tut's tomb. Some excavations are still ongoing. Tomb entrances.
Tomb guard. Tomb guard checks his mobile phone.