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AWIB-ISAW: The Ambulatory at Edfu (II)

The outer ambulatory of the Ptolemaic temple to Horus at Edfu. Many of the famous texts inscribed in the temple's reliefs are depicted along the ambulatory. by Erik Hermans (2005)

copyright: 2005 Erik Hermans (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonia (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/109803744 ]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Temple Reliefs at Edfu (V)

An interior relief from the Ptolemaic temple to Horus at Edfu, depicting a pharaoh presenting an offering to Horus. by Erik Hermans (2005)

copyright: 2005 Erik Hermans (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonia (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/109803744 ]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Temple Reliefs at Edfu (IV)

A relief from the Ptolemaic temple to Horus at Edfu, depicting a pharaoh making offerings to the goddess Hathor. The face of the goddess has been heavily vandalized. by Erik Hermans (2005)

copyright: 2005 Erik Hermans (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonia (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/109803744 ]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: The Courtyard at the Temple of Edfu (I)

The screen wall separating the courtyard with the hypostyle hall in the Ptolemaic temple to Horus at Edfu. by Erik Hermans (2005)

copyright: 2005 Erik Hermans (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonia (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/109803744 ]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: The Pylon at the Temple of Edfu (VII)

The pylon of the Ptolemaic temple to Horus at Edfu, depicting Horus along with various other gods, and Ptolemy XII Auletes smiting his enemies with a royal mace. by Erik Hermans (2005)

copyright: 2005 Erik Hermans (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonia (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/109803744 ]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: The Pylon at the Temple of Edfu (VI) by Erik Hermans (2005)

copyright: 2005 Erik Hermans (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonia (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/109803744 ]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: The Pylon at the Temple of Edfu (V)

The pylon of the Ptolemaic temple to Horus at Edfu, depicting Ptolemy XII Auletes smiting his enemies with a royal mace. by Erik Hermans (2005)

copyright: 2005 Erik Hermans (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonia (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/109803744 ]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Temple Reliefs at Edfu (III)

A depiction of festival barques amongst the reliefs at the Ptolemaic temple at Edfu. The barques were used during the Festival of the Sacred Marriage, an annual event during which the statue of Hathor at Dendera was brought down the Nile for a ritual marriage with Horus at Edfu. by Iris Fernandez (2009)

copyright: 2009 Iris Fernandez (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonopolis Magna (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/785974]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: The Mammisi at Edfu (I)

The exterior colonnade of the mammisi, or birthing house, at the Ptolemaic temple at Edfu. by Iris Fernandez (2009)

copyright: 2009 Iris Fernandez (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonopolis Magna (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/785974]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Temple Reliefs at Edfu (I)

A detail from a relief at the Ptolemaic temple to Horus at Edfu. Horus of Behdet, depicted here with a Shuti crown and sun disc, is shown presenting an ankh to a pharaoh, symbolizing the provision of a life beyond death. by Iris Fernandez (2009)

copyright: 2009 Iris Fernandez (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonopolis Magna (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/785974]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: The Temple of Edfu at a Distance

The Ptolemaic temple to Horus at Edfu, viewed from the river approach. by Iris Fernandez (2009)

copyright: 2009 Iris Fernandez (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonopolis Magna (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/785974]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

APAAME_c1936_Matson-LC-M33-8033.tif

Library of Congress - Matson Photograph Collection

Title: Egypt. Thebes to southern border of Egypt. Air view. Edfu. Old town showing Temple of Horus

Creator(s): Matson Photo Service, photographer

Date Created/Published: [1936]

Medium: 1 negative : nitrate ; 4 x 5 in.

Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-matpc-17259 (digital file from original photo)

Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.

Call Number: LC-M33- 8033 [P&P]

Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Part of: G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection

Bookmark This Record: www.loc.gov/pictures/item/mpc2010002755/PP/

AWIB-ISAW: Temple Reliefs at Edfu (VI)

Temple hieroglyphics at the Ptolemaic temple to Horus at Edfu. by Erik Hermans (2005)

copyright: 2005 Erik Hermans (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonia (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/109803744 ]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Empty Cartouches at Edfu

Empty cartouches among the interior reliefs at the Ptolemaic temple at Edfu. by Iris Fernandez (2009)

copyright: 2009 Iris Fernandez (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonopolis Magna (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/785974]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Decorated Gateway at Edfu

The carved and painted ceiling of a gateway at the Ptolemaic temple at Edfu. Vultures and Winged Discs are depicted, and sections of paint are still visible. by Iris Fernandez (2009)

copyright: 2009 Iris Fernandez (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonopolis Magna (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/785974]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Falcon Statue at Edfu (I)

A granite statue of Horus, depicted as a falcon, at the Ptolemaic temple at Edfu. by Iris Fernandez (2009)

copyright: 2009 Iris Fernandez (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonopolis Magna (Edfu) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/785974]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: The Pylon of the Temple at Edfu (IV)

The gateway of the pylon at Edfu, with a Winged Disc depicted above the entrance. by Iris Fernandez (2009)

copyright: 2009 Iris Fernandez (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonopolis Magna (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/785974]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: The Pylon of the Temple at Edfu (III)

The pylon of the Ptolemaic temple to Horus at Edfu, depicting Ptolemy XII Auletes smiting his enemies before Horus with the royal mace. A Winged Disc is shown above the gateway. by Iris Fernandez (2009)

copyright: 2009 Iris Fernandez (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonopolis Magna (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/785974]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: The Pylon of the Temple at Edfu (II)

A detail of the pylon at the Ptolemaic temple to Horus at Edfu, depicting Ptolemy XII Auletes smiting his enemies with a royal mace. by Iris Fernandez (2009)

copyright: 2009 Iris Fernandez (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonopolis Magna (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/785974]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: The Pylon of the Temple at Edfu (I)

The great pylon of the Ptolemaic temple to Horus at Edfu, depicting Ptolemy XII Auletes smiting his enemies before Horus with the royal mace. by Iris Fernandez (2009)

copyright: 2009 Iris Fernandez (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonopolis Magna (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/785974]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: The Mammisi at Edfu (III)

A relief in the mammisi of the Ptolemaic temple to Horus at Edfu. The relief depicts the birth of Harsomptus from a lotus (son of Horus and Hathor at left), and the suckling of Harsomptus by Hathor (at right). The figures have been defaced, likely by early Christians. by Iris Fernandez (2009)

copyright: 2009 Iris Fernandez (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonopolis Magna (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/785974]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: The Mammisi at Edfu (II)

The lotus capital of an egyptian temple column, part of the exterior colonnade of the mammisi at the Ptolemaic temple at Edfu. Portions of the original paint are still visible. by Iris Fernandez (2009)

copyright: 2009 Iris Fernandez (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonopolis Magna (Edfu) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/785974]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Temple Reliefs at Edfu (II)

A detail of a relief at the Ptolemaic temple at Edfu, depicting two unknown figures pouring sacred libations over a pharaoh. by Iris Fernandez (2009)

copyright: 2009 Iris Fernandez (used with permission)

photographed place: Apollonopolis Magna (Edfu) [http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/785974]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].