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ON THE ORIENTATION OF ANCIENT EGYPTIAN TEMPLES: (3) KEY POINTS AT LOWER EGYPT AND SIWA OASIS, PART I MOSALAM SHALTOUT, Helwan Observatory,

@inproceedings{Shaltout2004ONTO,
  title={ON THE ORIENTATION OF ANCIENT EGYPTIAN TEMPLES: (3) KEY POINTS AT LOWER EGYPT AND SIWA OASIS, PART I MOSALAM SHALTOUT, Helwan Observatory,},
  author={M. A. Mosalam Shaltout and Juan Antonio Taguenca Belmonte and Magdi Fekri},
  year={2004}
}
In the first article arising out from our project (hereafter Paper 1) published a couple of years ago, we raised the question of whether the temples of the ancient Egyptian civilization were or were not astronomically orientated. Our preliminary results were not sufficient to demonstrate whether simply local topography, dominated by the Nile, or astronomy, in the form of lunisolar or stellar alignments, could offer a clear-cut solution. We now think that the answer to our question must be in… Expand
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