Sunday, 3 January 2010

A Real Egyptian Temple in Madrid



Ah, Spain.  Beaches, bullfights, Pedro Almodovar and original Egyptian temples.  Original Egyptian what? If your eyebrows just raised themselves suspiciously all on their own then you that would not be a surpirse.  However, sure enough, Egypt gave Spain a temple all of its own in the late nineteen sixties. Francois Hagnere - doyen of beautiful old buildings (and himself something of an old ruin, or so we hear - only joking Francois!) gives us the low down.  So, how exactly did this remarkable temple get to be in the middle of Madrid? Just click the link below!

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1 comment :

Anonymous said...

A very good laugh my friend. We all are imperilled masterpieces, I'm afraid...
Thank you RJ.
François

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