Edfu Photo Gallery

Edfu is halfway between Luxor and Aswan. Its temple of Horus is the largest and best-preserved Ptolemaic temple in Egypt. It was built by the Greeks in the early Egyptian style and completed in 51 B.C.E. The pylon shows scenes of pharaoh Ptolemy XII defeating his enemies.

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Horus statue tourists with Horus statue column columns hieroglyphics Horus facade figure figure with offerings two figures Holy of Holies

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Last modified 29 June 2016