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Pictures in this gallery cover the Fayoum area, Lake Qarun, Karanis, Qasr al-Saghah and Soknopaiou Nesos
Soknopaiou Nesos Pan Bedding 6563EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Egyptian Mudbrick Walls Pan Layering Ptolemaic town dating through to Roman times built by the shores of Lake Qarun or Moeris, with a substantial mudbrick enclosure wall partially buried 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. This photo illustrates pan bedding where a mudbrick wall fallows the contours of the ground on which it is built. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, archaeology, ancient, history, upright, 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
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Fayoum & Desert
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Soknopaiou Nesos Pan Bedding 6563EG07JHP
Upload Date: Thursday, October 25, 2007
Photo Size: 11.5 MB; 3543x5295 pixels
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Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Egyptian Mudbrick Walls Pan Layering Ptolemaic town

dating through to Roman times built by the shores of Lake Qarun or Moeris, with a substantial mudbrick enclosure wall partially buried 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. This photo illustrates pan bedding where a mudbrick wall fallows the contours of the ground on which it is built.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, el-Fayoum, Fayyum, Fayum, Lake Qarun, Moeris, Soknopaiou Nesos, island, Dimyah al-Siba, archaeology, ancient, history, upright, 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
 


 

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