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04 West colonnade detail  Temple of Philae, Aswan

04 West colonnade detail Temple of Philae, Aswan

Edfu. View of the Pylon from the ruins of the Birth House

Edfu. View of the Pylon from the ruins of the Birth House

Edfu. The Birth House at Edfu. This colonnaded structure was the site of the annual Festival of Coronation, which reenacted the divine birth of Horus and the reigning pharaoh. Around the back of the building are reliefs of Horus being suckled by Isis

Edfu. The Birth House at Edfu. This colonnaded structure was the site of the annual Festival of Coronation, which reenacted the divine birth of Horus and the reigning pharaoh. Around the back of the building are reliefs of Horus being suckled by Isis

Temple of Hathor at Dendera

Temple of Hathor at Dendera

https://flic.kr/p/ayecqc | 2008_0612_140507AA Achaeological Museum, Florence | Funerary stela of the doorkeeper Sebekhotep, represented with his wife Renenutet in the act of worshipping Osiris and partaking of the offerings brought in by relatives and servants. Inv.nr.2589. Room7. Archaelogical Museum, Florence. (Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze).  Here you find a link to the website of the Museum: www.firenzemusei.it/archeologico/   See also my list of best and worst museums in the…

https://flic.kr/p/ayecqc | 2008_0612_140507AA Achaeological Museum, Florence | Funerary stela of the doorkeeper Sebekhotep, represented with his wife Renenutet in the act of worshipping Osiris and partaking of the offerings brought in by relatives and servants. Inv.nr.2589. Room7. Archaelogical Museum, Florence. (Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze). Here you find a link to the website of the Museum: www.firenzemusei.it/archeologico/ See also my list of best and worst museums in the…

Visit Edfu Temple; One of the finest sites in the Nile Valley. The temple is dedicated to the falcon headed god Horus and It is believed to be built on the site of the great battle between Horus and Seth. #Egypt #Edfu #Sightseeing #Nile #Cruises #Trips

Visit Edfu Temple; One of the finest sites in the Nile Valley. The temple is dedicated to the falcon headed god Horus and It is believed to be built on the site of the great battle between Horus and Seth. #Egypt #Edfu #Sightseeing #Nile #Cruises #Trips

The Book of Gates is an Ancient Egyptian funerary text dating from the New Kingdom. It narrates the passage of a newly deceased soul into the next world, corresponding to the journey of the sun though the underworld during the hours of the night. The soul is required to pass though a series of 'gates' at different stages in the journey. Each gate is associated with a different goddess, and requires that the deceased recognize the particular character of that deity.

The Book of Gates is an Ancient Egyptian funerary text dating from the New Kingdom. It narrates the passage of a newly deceased soul into the next world, corresponding to the journey of the sun though the underworld during the hours of the night. The soul is required to pass though a series of 'gates' at different stages in the journey. Each gate is associated with a different goddess, and requires that the deceased recognize the particular character of that deity.

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