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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 Hathor EG052240JHP 
 Edfu Ptolemaic Temple Horus Hathor Ancient Egyptian Gods Carving Pylon seen here on the face of the huge front wall 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. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Edfu Temple
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Edfu Temple Horus Hathor EG052240JHP
Upload Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2005
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Edfu Ptolemaic Temple Horus Hathor Ancient Egyptian Gods Carving Pylon

seen here on the face of the huge front wall 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, Pylon, outside, carving, Hathor, Horus, solar, disc, crown, pschent, double, was, scepter, pronaos, sanctuary, Ptolemaic, hieroglyphs, carvings, bas, reliefs, landscape
 


 

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