Home
Galleries
Info
Links
Contact
 
Egypt > Edfu Temple > Edfu Temple Hathor EG052232JHP
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 Hathor EG052232JHP 
 Edfu Ancient Egyptian Temple Hathor Carving Columns Pillared Courtyard 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, falcon, hawk, statue, granite, entrance, hypostyle, hall, posing, pillared hall, Ptolemy, pronaos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, courtyard, colonnade, columns, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, upright, landscape
© Jim Henderson
back one image forward one image

Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Edfu Temple
Filename:
Edfu Temple Hathor EG052232JHP
Upload Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2005
Photo Size: 10.3 MB; 3543x5295 pixels
Preview:
  comp 388 x 580

Caption:

Edfu Ancient Egyptian Temple Hathor Carving Columns Pillared Courtyard 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, falcon, hawk, statue, granite, entrance, hypostyle, hall, posing, pillared hall, Ptolemy, pronaos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, courtyard, colonnade, columns, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, upright, landscape
 


 

Copyright © Crooktree Images 2010 - photographs by Jim Henderson Sitemap