The Pharos (Lighthouse) of Alexandria

The Pharos (Lighthouse) Lighthouse of Alexandria It was this immense lighthouse, considered one of the Wonders of the World, that, in the words of ЕМ....

Pompey’s Pillar (Ar. al-‘Amud al-Sawari) and Temple of Serapis

Temple of Serapis and Pompey's Pillar (Ar. al-CAmud al-Sawari), raised in AD 300 in honour of Diocletian who saved the city from famine prior...

Kom al-Shawqafah (Mound of Shards)

the Kom al-Shawqafah (Mound of Shards), a 2С AD burial site. Inside the enclosure are four porphyry sarcophagi and numerous architectural remains lie scattered...

Edfu Temple – Temple of Horus – Egypt Temples

Edfu,The ancient city which stood here was Djeba, where Horus the Elder was worshipped, later called Apollinopolis Magna (to distinguish it from A. Parva,...

Kom Ombo Temple – Temple of Sabek & Horus – Egypt...

Kom Ombo was one of those temples to which pilgrims came to be healed. They fasted, spent the night in the temple precinct and were treated by the priests of Horus, 'the good doctor'. There is evidence of their presence in the many graffiti scribbled on the pavement of the outer corridor. They wrote their names in Greek, they drew their feet pointing towards the shrines, even in the first hypostyle hall. They played games with stones, and the boards on which they threw are carefully drawn out. They also drew ships, trees and other objects to while away the long hours of the night.

philae temple – Temple of Isis Aswan Egypt

Agilqiyyah Island (Philae). The island of *Agilqiyyah, onto which the structures from the submerged island of Philae have been transferred, has been reshaped to resemble...

Alexander & The Ptolemies (332-30 BC) – Greek History of Egypt

The Ptolemies (332—30 BC) - Greek History of Egypt The Ptolemies (332—30 BC). After defeating the Persians, Alexander the Great entered Egypt late in 332...
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