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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 Pylon Gate EG052242JHP 
 Edfu Egyptian Temple Pylon Gate Underneath Ceiling Painted Wings Solar Disc with its distinct symbols still colourful is located by 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 Pylon Gate EG052242JHP
Upload Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2005
Photo Size: 9.9 MB; 3543x5259 pixels
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Edfu Egyptian Temple Pylon Gate Underneath Ceiling Painted Wings Solar

Disc with its distinct symbols still colourful is located by 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, upright, temple, preserved, Horus, pylon, south, gate, ceiling, underneath, coloured, colored, wings, solar, disc, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic
 


 

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