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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 EG203635jhp 
 Edfu Temple pure place new year chapel shrine Egypt vestibule wabt Nut ceiling sky goddess in this Ptolemaic monument 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 EG203635jhp
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Edfu Temple pure place new year chapel shrine Egypt vestibule

wabt Nut ceiling sky goddess in this Ptolemaic monument 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, inner, vestibule, chapel, shrine, open-air, New Year, festival, procession, Pure, Place, ceiling, Nut, sky, goddess, decorated, floral, capital, reliefs, detailed, good, condition, pronaos, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape, upright, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, Tokina, lens
 


 

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