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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 Gods EG052249JHP 
 Edfu Temple Pylon Ancient Egyptian Ptolemaic Gods Horus Sekhmet Photograph viewed from the south with carvings of Hathor, several versions of Horus and the lion God Sekhmet and 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, 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, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, Hathor, Sekhmet, Sakhmet, pylon, south, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemaic
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Edfu Temple
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Edfu Pylon Gods EG052249JHP
Upload Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2005
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Edfu Temple Pylon Ancient Egyptian Ptolemaic Gods Horus Sekhmet Photograph

viewed from the south with carvings of Hathor, several versions of Horus and the lion God Sekhmet and 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, 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, landscape, temple, preserved, Horus, Hathor, Sekhmet, Sakhmet, pylon, south, carvings, hieroglyphs, Ptolemaic
 


 

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