EDFU, EGYPT: TEMPLE OF HORUS PHOTO GALLERY

Calabash transport awaits us in Edfu

Calabash transport awaits us in Edfu

Everyday street life scene in Edfu

Everyday street life scene in Edfu

Facade of the Temple of Horus

Facade of the Temple of Horus

Ancient fertility inscriptions

Ancient fertility inscriptions

Pylons guarding the temple entrance

Pylons guarding the temple entrance

Ageless carvings and frescoes

Ageless carvings and frescoes

Stunning entrance to the main chamber

Stunning entrance to the main chamber

The holy of holies; the barge of Horus

The holy of holies; the barge of Horus

The temple is devoted to Horus, the Falcon god

The temple is devoted to Horus, the Falcon god

Massive hipostyle columns

Massive hipostyle columns

There is still paint visible in places here

There is still paint visible in places here

Left hand colonnade of the temple

Left hand colonnade of the temple

Looking upwards towards the ceiling

Looking upwards towards the ceiling

These mantles are still breathtaking

These mantles are still breathtaking

Another shot of the giant pylons

Another shot of the giant pylons

Hipostyle colums up close and personal

Hipostyle colums up close and personal

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