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Mar 23, 2005 - Kom Ombo Temple and Edfu Temple

Kom Ombo is the city that the felluca ride ended at. We visited the temple there. It was pretty nice, but after a while they all start to look alike. Then we drove by minibus to the Greek built Temple of Horus in Edfu. It is the best preserved temple in Pharaonic style, with the same plan, scale and decoration, right down to the Egyptian clothes worn by the Greek Pharaohs in the friezes. It's evocative-one of the most complete of Egypt's ancient temples, dedicated to the falcon-headed son of Osiris. Its massive walls are smothered in...

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