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Edfu Temple

Edfu Temple Photo

Edfu Temple was built in the Ptolemaic period (305 BC to 30 BC) and dedicated to the ancient Egyptian god Horus. In front of Edfu temple is a birth house or Mammisi, which is itself a small temple. On top of the columns of the birth house can be seen carved images of Bes, the god of birth and fertility.

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