Egypt > Fayoum & Desert > Soknopaiou Nesos Enclosure Wall 6555EG07JHP
Pictures in this gallery cover the Fayoum area, Lake Qarun, Karanis, Qasr al-Saghah and Soknopaiou Nesos
Soknopaiou Nesos Enclosure Wall 6555EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Dimyah al-Siba Walls Mudbrick Panning Pan Layering at this Ptolemaic town dating through to Roman times built by the shores of Lake Qarun or Moeris, with a substantial mudbrick enclosure wall partially buried as seen in this photo, surrounding the remains of a temple dedicated to Soknopaios, a form of the crocodile God Sobek. It is located in the western desert south of Cairo and is accessed by 4x4 from Faiyum and is often part of a desert trip including Qasr al-Saghah Temple. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, digital, camera, desert, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy 11 Philadelphus, Septimius Severus, temple, Suchos, Soknopaios, Sobek, processional, way, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, layering, pan, bedding, hot, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, angle, eroded, stones
© Jim Henderson
back one image forward one image

Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Fayoum & Desert
Filename:
Soknopaiou Nesos Enclosure Wall 6555EG07JHP
Upload Date: Thursday, October 25, 2007
Photo Size: 11.6 MB; 5295x3543 pixels
Preview:
  comp 600 x 401

Caption:

Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Dimyah al-Siba Walls Mudbrick Panning Pan Layering

at this Ptolemaic town dating through to Roman times built by the shores of Lake Qarun or Moeris, with a substantial mudbrick enclosure wall partially buried as seen in this photo, surrounding the remains of a temple dedicated to Soknopaios, a form of the crocodile God Sobek. It is located in the western desert south of Cairo and is accessed by 4x4 from Faiyum and is often part of a desert trip including Qasr al-Saghah Temple.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, archaeology, ancient, history, landscape, digital, camera, desert, Ptolemaic, Ptolemy 11 Philadelphus, Septimius Severus, temple, Suchos, Soknopaios, Sobek, processional, way, mudbrick, enclosure, walls, layering, pan, bedding, hot, sand, blistering, heat, sun, blue, sky, angle, eroded, stones
 


 

Copyright © Crooktree Images 2010 - photographs by Jim Henderson Sitemap