Edfu October 10th 2008
Today we're going to visit the temple of Horus. Being buried under sand and silt for nearly 2000 years, it is the largest and best preserved Egyptian temple. Construction of the temple began in 237BC and the main temple complex took 25 years to complete. It still amazes me to think that we are walking the same steps and touching the same walls that the early Egyptions have.
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Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Luxor The regularity and richness of the annual Nile River flood, coupled with semi-isolation provided by deserts to the east and west, allowed for the development of one of the world's great civilizations. A unified kingdom arose circa 3200 B.C. and a ser... ... read more