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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 High View SS983423JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Front Vista High Viewpoint Rare Angle Photograph no longer possible owing to recent alterations to this site by the River Nile and 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. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, pylon, high, view, hypostyle hall, Ptolemy, naos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, landscape, cruise, cruiseboat
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Edfu Temple
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Edfu Temple High View SS983423JHP
Upload Date: Friday, April 11, 2008
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Edfu Temple Pylon Front Vista High Viewpoint Rare Angle Photograph

no longer possible owing to recent alterations to this site by the River Nile and 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. Originally erected by Senwosret 1 it is mainly supplanted by the current Ptolemaic creation dating from 237BC.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, Horus, falcon, hawk, pylon, high, view, hypostyle hall, Ptolemy, naos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, landscape, cruise, cruiseboat
 


 

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