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1. Falcons

2. Great Court

3. Forest of columns

4. Walls and decorations

5. Inner sanctuary

6. Wooden barque

7. Simple exteriors

8. Birth House


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Walls and decorations

Edfu, Egypt

Edfu, Egypt

Wall decorations of the Temple of Horus are simpler than many other temples in the sense that hardly any colour was used. Yet, they are of excellent quality, carved as fine reliefs.
The second photo, showing gods and royals ascending the stairs to the roof (closed), reflect one of the standard rituals at the temple.
Edfu, Egypt

King (right) with the double crown, in front of the gods.

By Tore Kjeilen