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Pictures in this gallery cover the Fayoum area, Lake Qarun, Karanis, Qasr al-Saghah and Soknopaiou Nesos
Karanis Temple Roof 6453EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Egypt Southern Temple Roof View Desert Photograph Vista was a city on the north eastern edge of the area known as Fayoum and dates from Ptolemaic times through to 500AD. Two Roman dated temples survive in reasonable state with the southern one being dedicated to the crocodile Gods of Pnepheros and Petesuchos. Many finds have been made especially of life in a residential area with houses scattered throughout the site and there is also a fine Roman bathhouse. A small museum now closed has ben replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts adjacent to the main walk to the temples. This view from the roof of the southern temple gives an idea of the extent of the city with mudbrick remains dotted across the distant landscape . 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, upright, Karanis, Kom Aushim, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Nero, Claudius, Vespasiun, Roman Emperors, South temple, view, roof, viewpoint, mudbrick, ruins, extensive, outer, wall, construction, foundations, gods, crocodile, dedicated, local, Pnepheros, Petesouchus, desert, sand
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Fayoum & Desert
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Karanis Temple Roof 6453EG07JHP
Upload Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2007
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Karanis Kom Aushim Egypt Southern Temple Roof View Desert Photograph

Vista was a city on the north eastern edge of the area known as Fayoum and dates from Ptolemaic times through to 500AD. Two Roman dated temples survive in reasonable state with the southern one being dedicated to the crocodile Gods of Pnepheros and Petesuchos. Many finds have been made especially of life in a residential area with houses scattered throughout the site and there is also a fine Roman bathhouse. A small museum now closed has ben replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts adjacent to the main walk to the temples. This view from the roof of the southern temple gives an idea of the extent of the city with mudbrick remains dotted across the distant landscape .
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, upright, Karanis, Kom Aushim, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum, Nero, Claudius, Vespasiun, Roman Emperors, South temple, view, roof, viewpoint, mudbrick, ruins, extensive, outer, wall, construction, foundations, gods, crocodile, dedicated, local, Pnepheros, Petesouchus, desert, sand
 


 

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