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What was the function of the Karnak temple, Pyramid of Giza and the spinx in their culture (Ancient Egyptians).

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Karnak Temple, built under the Pharaoh Ramses II was the most sacred place of the time. It was the worship place of the Thebans and was the temple of Amun. It was a complex of sorts, with chapels and other buildings along with a sacred lake call the Sacred Lake. The site was built over time and many of the gods of Egyptian life were represented and worshiped there. It was used throughout Ancient Egypt from Ramses through Ptolemaic times. The Temple and its many additions ...

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The solution explains the significance of the Temple of Karnak, of the Pyramid of Giza and of the Great Sphinx to the culture of ancient Egypt.