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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 Offering Relief EG0219JHP 
 Egyptian Edfu Temple Reliefs Pharaoh Ptolemy Offering Horus Hathor Harsomtus, young Horus carved in walls in the pillared hall in this monument located by the River Nile and is 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 and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. 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, Hathor, young, Harsomtus, Harpokrates, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, courtyard, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, plaster, landscape
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Edfu Temple
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Edfu Offering Relief EG0219JHP
Upload Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2002
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Egyptian Edfu Temple Reliefs Pharaoh Ptolemy Offering Horus Hathor Harsomtus,

young Horus carved in walls in the pillared hall in this monument located by the River Nile and is 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 and his granite likeness is probably one of the most photographed relicts in Egypt. 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, Hathor, young, Harsomtus, Harpokrates, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, courtyard, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, plaster, landscape
 


 

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