KarnakToday we ‘did’ Karnak and Luxor. Both pretty impressive, but Karnak takes the gold medal position. I challenge anyone walking through this collection of huge pillars to feel anything other than insignificant. Some of them are 10 feet in diameter and 70-80 feet tall. This level of engineering skill and artistry in a civilisation (1300BC) with only relatively simple machines (wedges, rollers, levers etc) is truly amazing.