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Photos in this gallery are of Edfu Temple, one of the best preserved in Egypt, and usually the first first visit after leaving Luxor ona Nile Cruise.
Edfu Temple EG203632jhp 
 Edfu Temple Columns Court Egypt Nile Ptolemaic looking first hypostyle hall with its famous statues of Horus at either side of the entrance is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Edfu Temple EG203632jhp
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Edfu Temple Columns Court Egypt Nile Ptolemaic looking first hypostyle

hall with its famous statues of Horus at either side of the entrance is located by the River Nile and is one of the main visits for most Luxor to Aswan cruise packages. One of the best preserved temples in Egypt this one is dedicated to the falcon God Horus and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu, Temple, West, Bank, River, Nile, cruise, visit, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, well, Horus, statues, pylon, inside, rear, courtyard, Offerings, hypostyle, hall, pillared hall, courtyard, colonnade, columns, decorated, floral, capital, reliefs, detailed, good, condition, pronaos, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
 


 

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