Coming soon a new book Grandfather, Father, Son


“But the temples are all the same!”

“But the temples are all the same!”

Wondering what else to visit in Luxor and puzzled about the various temples. Jane Akshar unlocks the mysteries of Luxor’s Ancient Egyptian temples. In simple, easy to understand language she shows you how to understand, appreciate and even love these historic places Giving full details of the historical background, the purpose of a temple, cult versus mortuary and structure of the temple complex. She then delves into the very personality of three very different but related pharaohs the pious grandfather Seti, the father Ramses the Great and the son Merenptah who is linked with the Exodus. Get deep down and personal with the three greats of Egypt’s 19th Dynasty.

Grandfather, Father, Son – Unlocking the secrets of Ancient Egyptian temples

Jane is the author of Hidden Luxor, the best selling guide to the world’s largest open air museum.