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Thread: Horus temple of Edfu

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    Guild Apprentice Chaosorcerer's Avatar
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    Here is my first map on building/structure mapping. It's the Horus temple of Edfu. It is an existing building.

    What do you think?
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    Nice - love the background, looks like papyrus or maybe linen.
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    Good job there. That is a Skookum map!
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    Very nice. Just a couple of comments. I'm slightly off put by the flowery border - it reminds me a little of very twee wallpaper. I was also wondering about the heiroglyphs - don't they get read vertically? Actually scratch that, it seems from a quick wikipedia search that they go both ways.

    This is a great map. I love the background and the clear simplicity of the black lines. Beautifully done. Have a little rep for your first building.

    Edit: It seems I need to be a little more promiscuous in my repping.
    Last edited by torstan; 03-27-2009 at 10:56 AM.

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    Guild Novice AltairUniverse's Avatar
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    I like how the temple is roughly Archaic Classical/Egyptian in the overall floorplan, with the colonnade (pronaos) in the front and the inner sanctum (naos) in the back. Kudos!

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    I'd lose the flowers too but keep the color slabs border...they're beautiful.
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