Edfu (cmrs)

Edfu
Edfu
Edfu, Birth house on left
Birth house detail
Birth house detail
Birth house detail
Birth house detail
Birth house detail
Birth house detail
      
Birth house detail
Birth house detail
Edfu
Pylon
Pylon
Pylon
Pylon
Pylon
Pylon
Pylon
Pylon
      
Birth house
Birth house
One of a pair flanking the entrance
Horus
Entrance to the Court of Offerings / Peristyle court
Entrance
Entrance to the Court of Offerings / Peristyle Court
Entrance
Court of Offerings Peristyle Court with the Temple at the end
Court of Offerings
Horus in granite at the entrance of the Hypostyle Hall
Horus
      
Over the entrance to the Hypostyle Hall
Entrance
Court of Offerings / Peristyle Court Colonnaide
Court of Offerings
Court of Offerings / Peristyle Court Colonnaide
Court of Offerings
Pylon from the Court of Offerings
Pylon
Entrance to the Court of Offerings from the Court of Offerings side
Entrance
Colonnaide and Pylon from the Court of Offerings
Court of Offerings
      
Temple Entrance detail
Temple Entrance detail
Hypostyle Hall
Hypostyle Hall
Hypostyle Hall, entrance to Festival Hall
Hypostyle Hall
Hypostyle Hall
Hypostyle Hall
Hypostyle Hall
Hypostyle Hall
Hypostyle Hall
Hypostyle Hall
      
Hypostyle Hall
Hypostyle Hall
Sanctuary of Horus
Sanctuary of Horus
Sanctuary of Horus
Sanctuary of Horus
Temple Wall
Temple Wall
Temple Wall detail
Temple Wall detail
Nilometer
Nilometer
      
Entrance to the Temple Complex
Entrance
Birth house
Birth house
Edfu
Costumes for Sale
Costumes for Sale
A sense of humor
A sense of humor
For the Tourists
For the Tourists
      
My carriage driver
My carriage driver

 

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The current temple of Horus at Edfu was built by Ptolemy III Euergetes in 237 BC replacing earlier structures on the same site.  Work on the temple was completed in 57 BC by Ptolemy XII.  Horus was the god of the sky and the god of war.  Note: we did not visit the town, only the temple.

Reference/s: Wikipedia

Identifier: 60, Last Accessed: 2017-07-25 11:00:14

 

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