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Ancient Egyptian Temple "Medinet Habu", Luxor, Egypt - hieroglypic carvings on the temple building of Hathor, the Egyptian Goddess of love and joy, & the wife of Horus, & was sometimes thought of as the mother of the pharaoh. Medinet Habu is the Arabic name for a huge temple complex second only to Karnak in size & is better preserved.
Egyptian women wore full length straight dresses with one or two shoulder straps. During the New Kingdom period it became fashionable for dresses to be pleated or draped. The dresses worn by rich Egyptian women were made from fine transparent linen. Like the men, rich Egyptian women decorated their clothes and wore jewellery and headdresses