Kom Ombo (cmrs)

Before the rush
Kom Ombo
Our Boat and the Approach Ramp
Our Boat
Forecourt
Forecourt
Towards a sanctuary
Towards a sanctuary
Kom Ombo
      
Horus with remaining color
Horus
Kom Ombo
Part of the Court
Forecourt
Remains of the Gate of Ptolemy XII Auletes / Neos Dionysos
Gate of Neos Dionysos
Chapel of Hathor,  mummified remains of a crocodile inside
Chapel of Hathor
Mummified Crocodile, now found in the Chapel of Hathor
Mummified Crocodile
      
Kom Ombo
Uraeus
Uraeus
Kom Ombo
Kom Ombo
Kom Ombo
To pin the stone blocks together, Cedar from Lebanon
Cedar pins
      
Kom Ombo
Kom Ombo
Kom Ombo
Kom Ombo
Kom Ombo
Kom Ombo
      
Kom Ombo
West side toward the nile
Roman Well on left
Roman Well
Roman Well
Roman Well
Crocodile Pond
Crocodile Pond
Horus on left, Sobek on right
      
Sobek
Sobek
Tools for the Gods
Tools for the Gods
Hathor
Hathor
Kom Ombo
Kom Ombo
Archeologist Plaque
Archeologist Plaque
      
Kom Ombo
Roman Influence
Roman Influence
Kom Ombo
From the Nile
From Death on the Nile

 

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The temple to the two gods Sobec and Harwer at Kom Ombo was protected by sand but Copts damaged some reliefs.  Some original color remains.  Most of the reliefs were executed by Ptolemy XII between 80 and 51 BC.  The temple was used as a quarry so much of the structure is gone.

Reference/s: Wikipedia

Identifier: 63, Last Accessed: 2017-09-19 21:19:05

 

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