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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 Weary Crowds EG052208JHP 
 Edfu Ancient Egyptian Temple Interior Hypostyle Hall Erosion Columns Photo with weary crowds in this large and almost intact monument located 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 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 Temple Weary Crowds EG052208JHP
Upload Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2002
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Edfu Ancient Egyptian Temple Interior Hypostyle Hall Erosion Columns Photo

with weary crowds in this large and almost intact monument located 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 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, crowds, erosion, conservation, scale, pillared, hypostyle, hall, columns, capitals, flora, papyrus, umbels, composite, painted, colors, colours, decorated, hieroglyphs, reliefs, Ptolemaic, upright
 


 

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