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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 Horus EG0215JHP 
 Edfu Temple Interior Egyptian Horus Statue Columns Framed Pillared Colonnade courtyard is 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, falcon, hawk, statue, granite, entrance, hypostyle, hall, posing, pillared hall, Ptolemy, pronaos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, courtyard, colonnade, columns, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, upright
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Edfu Temple
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Edfu Temple Horus EG0215JHP
Upload Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2002
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Edfu Temple Interior Egyptian Horus Statue Columns Framed Pillared Colonnade

courtyard is 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, falcon, hawk, statue, granite, entrance, hypostyle, hall, posing, pillared hall, Ptolemy, pronaos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, courtyard, colonnade, columns, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, upright
 


 

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