Edfu is located on the west bank of the Nile River between Esna and Aswan, with a population of approximately sixty thousand people. Edfu is the site of the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus and an ancient settlement.
Edfu is also known as the site of the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus and an ancient settlement.
I went to the Edfu Temple on a horse carriage that is like a taxi.
This horse carriage does not ride very well.
The Temple of Horus in Edfu (Temple of Edfu) is an ancient Egyptian temple located on the west bank of the Nile in the city of Edfu which was known in Greco-Roman times as Apollonopolis Magna, after the chief god Horus-Apollo.
The temple, dedicated to the falcon god Horus, was built in the Ptolemaic period (237 – 57 BC).
Horus was heavens and solar God who often comes up in an Egyptian myth. He is the oldest , the greatest and most diversified among Egyptian gods. He usually has the falcon head and sun and moon of his eyes. Eye of Horus is his famous symbols.
The temple of Edfu is the largest temple dedicated to Horus and Hathor of Dendera. It was the center of several festivals sacred to Horus. Each year, “Hathor travelled south from her temple at Denderah to visit Horus at Edfu, and this event marking their sacred marriage was the occasion of a great festival and pilgrimage.”