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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 Interior Visitors EG0229JHP 
 Edfu Temple Egypt Interior Tourists Dwarfed Columns Hypostyle Hall Photo in this large and almost intact building with visitors for a sense of the scale 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, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Edfu Temple
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Edfu Interior Visitors EG0229JHP
Upload Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2002
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Edfu Temple Egypt Interior Tourists Dwarfed Columns Hypostyle Hall Photo

in this large and almost intact building with visitors for a sense of the scale 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, this particular part being started 116-71BC along with the present pylon.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Edfu Temple, West Bank, River Nile, history, archaeology, ancient, Egyptology, temple, preserved, crowd, guide, pillared, hypostyle, hall, columns, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, pronaos, shrine, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, landscape
 


 

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