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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 EG052238JHP 
 Edfu Ancient Egyptian Temple Horus Statue Small Carved Caesarion Cleopatra son in front of the main pylon entrance is located at this ancient monument 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, pylon, Horus, falcon, hawk, statue, figure, small, granite, entrance, posing, Ptolemaic, carved, upright
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Edfu Temple
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Edfu Temple Horus EG052238JHP
Upload Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2005
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Edfu Ancient Egyptian Temple Horus Statue Small Carved Caesarion Cleopatra

son in front of the main pylon entrance is located at this ancient monument 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, pylon, Horus, falcon, hawk, statue, figure, small, granite, entrance, posing, Ptolemaic, carved, upright
 


 

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