Stone steps leading to the peak of Mt. Sinai (Jebel Musa) Villagers climb down the "steps of penitence" that descend from the "Arch of St. Stephen," a sixth-century symbolic gate that leads to the sacred area on the peak of Mt.
The Temples at ABU SIMBEL, EGYPT Long before Ramses II, the site had been sacred to Hathor of Absek. The temple built by Ramses, however, was dedicated to the sun gods Amon-Re and Re-Horakhte. The place which first got me interested in Egyptology.