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Edfu. Detail of Horus and Hathor on the Pylon. Erected by Ptolemy IX (88-81 BC), the Pylon was one of the last features to be added

Detail of Horus and Hathor on the Pylon. Erected by Ptolemy IX BC), the Pylon was one of the last features to be added

Horus -guide and protector of the pharaoh- stands before Osiris -the god of the underworld- scene in the Tomb of Twosret and Setnakhte

Horus -guide and protector of the pharaoh- stands before Osiris -the god of the underworld- scene in the Tomb of Twosret and Setnakhte

Edfu. Relief in the Court of Offerings depicting the annual Festival of the Beautiful Meeting, during which Hathor's image sailed from Dendera to spend some intimate time with Horus in the sanctuary of the Temple of Edfu before sailing back. The faces were later destroyed by iconoclasts

Edfu. Relief in the Court of Offerings depicting the annual Festival of the Beautiful Meeting, during which Hathor's image sailed from Dendera to spend some intimate time with Horus in the sanctuary of the Temple of Edfu before sailing back. The faces were later destroyed by iconoclasts

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

Temple of Edfu for the falcon god Horus, was built in the Ptolemaic period between 237 and 57 BCE, Egypt. Ancient city was Apollonopolis Magna

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