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Celebrate the Summer Solstice

June 20, 21, or 22 - the longest day of the year.

The Great Hall of the Temple at Karnak.

1200 B.C.

The Sun streaming down the center of the peristyle marked the beginning of summer in Ancient Egypt.  Today,  the Temple completed by King Ramses II over 3000 years ago, continues to be a major tourist attraction.