Edfu TempleApril 16 in Egypt ⋅ ☀️ 21 °C
The temple of Horus at Edfu as it currently exists from the Ptolemaic period was begun in the 3rd century BCE. It is built on the site of a smaller temple to Horus dating to at least the time of Rameses I. This is among the best preserved temples in Egypt. This is the largest temple dedicated to Horus and is the center for the mist important festivals celebrating Horus. Much of the artwork celebrates the victory of Horus over Seth as revenge for Seth killing Osiris, Horus father.
The 1st picture is of the entry pylons. The rest of the pictures look at various details of the temple.Read more