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Pictures in this gallery cover the Fayoum area, Lake Qarun, Karanis, Qasr al-Saghah and Soknopaiou Nesos
Soknopaiou Nesos Temple 6564EG07JHP 
 Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Temple Soknopaios Dedicated Ptolemaic Town Desert site 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, the centre of this photo, 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
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Fayoum & Desert
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Soknopaiou Nesos Temple 6564EG07JHP
Upload Date: Thursday, October 25, 2007
Photo Size: 12.1 MB; 5295x3543 pixels
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Soknopaiou Nesos Ruins Temple Soknopaios Dedicated Ptolemaic Town Desert site

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, the centre of this photo, 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
 


 

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