National Geographic : 1922 Oct
Photograph from Kodak (Egypt), Ltd. THE PAPYRUS-BUD COLUMNS OF THE TEMPLE OF LUXOR Dwarfed as it is by the more magnificent ruins of Karnak, the temple of Luxor is nevertheless a noble monument. Totheleft istheCourt of Amenophis III, the builder, and the heavier cluster of columns to the right is a part of the Pronaosor Vestibule. The grouped papyrus stems forming the columns did not lend themselves to inscriptions and sculptures, so that in later examples the columns aresmooth.