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Pictures in this gallery are of Kom Ombo Temple located by The River Nile North Of Aswan
Kom Ombo Museum EG052508JHP 
 Kom Ombo Temple Nile Egypt Open Air Museum Coffins Lids Granite Broken situated near the Hathor Shrine and mummified crocodile exhibits is on the River Nile just north of Aswan and a regular visit on all Nile Cruises, was principally built by Ptolemy V of Silsilah sandstone. Dedicated to two Gods – Sobek, the crocodile and Horus, the falcon and although it has been damaged over the years, mainly through slipping into the River Nile and some structural damage owing to earthquakes, there are still some wonderful colourful reliefs of the most detailed and delicate style. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Kom Ombo Temple
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Kom Ombo Museum EG052508JHP
Upload Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2005
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Kom Ombo Temple Nile Egypt Open Air Museum Coffins Lids

Granite Broken situated near the Hathor Shrine and mummified crocodile exhibits is on the River Nile just north of Aswan and a regular visit on all Nile Cruises, was principally built by Ptolemy V of Silsilah sandstone. Dedicated to two Gods – Sobek, the crocodile and Horus, the falcon and although it has been damaged over the years, mainly through slipping into the River Nile and some structural damage owing to earthquakes, there are still some wonderful colourful reliefs of the most detailed and delicate style.
Keywords: Egypt, East Bank, River Nile, Kom Ombo, Temple, hypostyle hall, pylon, columns, bas reliefs, coloured, colored, colours, colors, Silsilah, sandstone, landscape, museum, open, air, coffins, lids, stone, Hathor, Shrine, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, mumified, crocodiles, Ptolemaic, Sobek, carvings, detailed, delicate, beautiful, fine
 


 

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