Temple of Horus at Edfu
Outside the temple of Horus at Edfu, buggies waited to give tourists rides around the city and temple.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Close-up of a buggy outside the temple of Horus.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
A place to get a cool drink or cup of tea outside Horus temple at Edfu.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
The horse appears nearly starved to death.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
The temple of Horus at Edfu.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Horus was a falcon-headed god. Notice all the carvings with the heads of a falcon.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
On the grounds of the temple of Horus at Edfu.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Snakes above the gate of Horus temple.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
The grooves in the wall were to hold the masts of flags.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
On the grounds of the temple of Horus. Notice the high-power lamps for night lighting.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
The god Horus.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Notice how the right side is a mirror image of the left, that is, the previous two photos.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Grandma Bert poses with a statue of the ancient Egyptian god Horus.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Flower columns at Horus temple, because the tops are carved to resemble flowers. Horus is the figure with the falcon's head.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
A wall of flower columns along the side of the courtyard.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
The temple of Horus at Edfu seen from the courtyard.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
The bark (boat) for Horus. It has only two oars.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Beautifully colored etchings cover the wall behind the bark.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Carved and polished granite sanctuary meant to house a statue of Horus.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
King Ptolemy is represented in these carvings.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Horus and Ptolemy.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Grandma Bert makes her way carefully to the next part of the temple of Horus.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Carvings tell a story about the myth of Horus.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
The bark (boat) for Horus is carved on an outer wall.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
No one knows what happened to the head of this creature.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
The corner is not 90 degrees but more sharply built than that.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Hieroglyphics tell a tale.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
The Nile Crocodiles make their way carefully along a narrow corridor at the temple of Horus in Edfu.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Tops of the flowered columns. Notice the black on the ceiling from camp and cook fires after the temple was no longer used for religious purposes.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Horus, wearing his crown.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
At the temple of Horus.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Rubble and ruins at the temple of Horus.
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Remains of a sphinx at the temple of Horus in Edfu.
Temple of Horus at Edfu