The Ultimate Egyptian Landmarks That Aren't Pyramids Quiz
The landmarks that Egypt is best known for are the pyramids. These awe-inspiring monuments from 5,000 years ago never cease to amaze visitors. There are, however, other major landmarks in Egypt that are not pyramids. Take this quiz to learn more about Egypt's other architectural marvels.
To whom was the Temple of Luxor dedicated?
Amun-Ra, Mut, and Khonsu
To what annual festival was the temple central?
celebration of fertility
Where is the most complex and impressive collection of ancient Egyptian religious monuments?
What is the centerpiece of Karnak?
Temple of Luxor
The Thebes Sphinx
Where is the third largest mosque in the world?
What was the purpose of the ziyadas?
ritual washing area
store shoes removed by the worshippers
What was special about Hatshepsut for whom the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut was designed?
Hatshepsut was the longest reigning Pharaoh.
She was a Pharaoh who dressed in men's clothing.
Hatshepsut was the daughter of Amon-Ra, the sun god.
What is the architectural significance of this temple?
Marks the end of the !8th Dynasty and beginning of 19th.
It is in the Mesopotamian style rather than the prevalent Phoenician style.
Begins the move towards Classical Greek and Roman styles.
What was the most famous library of classical antiquity?
Library of Alexandria
The Royal Mesopotamian Library
Alexander the Great Museum of Antiquities
How many scrolls did this library include?
What area of Egypt is known for abundant vegetation, beautiful flowers and magnificent temples?
the district of Athanasius
the Pharaonic Valley
What were the areas of power of the goddess Isis, for whom the magnificent Temple of Isis was dedicated?
magic and healing
war and bravery
fertility and prosperity
Where is the Khan al-Kahlili Bazaar located?
What was the main purpose of this market?
center for fresh produce
Where is one of the oldest surviving monasteries in the world located?
mountain on the Sinai Peninsula
Valley of the Kings
Upper Nile Valley
What is the monastery famous for?
an extensive collection of ancient agricultural implements
a priceless collection of Roman coins
an important collection of illuminated manuscripts
What is the Valley of the Kings known for?
largest concentration of sphinxes in Egypt
over 60 tombs of pharaohs
traditional site for coronation of pharaohs
What is the best-known tomb in the Valley of the Kings?
tomb of Ramses
tomb of Cleopatra
tomb of Tutankhamen
Where is the largest collection of Egyptian artifacts located?
Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Cairo
Alexandria Museum of Antiquities
What is one of the main attractions of this museum?