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DECEMBER 18, 2007

Horus - The Living King



The First Pylon of the Temple of HorusThe First Pylon of the Temple of Horus

Philae lies in a rocky group of islands in thColourful Carvings on the walls of the Birth House Colourful Carvings on the walls of the Birth House

The Birth HouseThe Birth House

Looking from the Birth House to Temple of HorusLooking from the Birth House to Temple of Horus

Donna - Reading up on some Egyptian History Donna - Reading up on some Egyptian History

A fertility scene on the walls of the Birth House A fertility scene on the walls of the Birth House

Carvings on the walls of the Birth House

A Penguin playing Soccer - who would have guessedA Penguin playing Soccer - who would have guessed

The First PylonThe First Pylon

Mantle over the archway in the First Pylon

Sunken Reliefs in the First PylonSunken Reliefs in the First Pylon

Sunken Reliefs in the First PylonSunken Reliefs in the First Pylon

Donna under the First Pylon, built by Ptolemy IXDonna under the First Pylon, built by Ptolemy IX

HorusHorus

Horus

HorusHorus

Matt and Horus - they go way backMatt and Horus - they go way back

Carvings in the PylonCarvings in the Pylon

Carvings in the Pylon

Carvings in the Pylon

Looking up at the ceiling of the First PylonLooking up at the ceiling of the First Pylon

Walking through the Pylon into the Court of OfferingsWalking through the Pylon into the Court of Offerings

Heiroglyphs on the Pillars around the Court of OfferingsHeiroglyphs on the Pillars around the Court of Offerings

Heiroglyphs on the Pillars around the Court of OfferingsHeiroglyphs on the Pillars around the Court of Offerings

The Scarab BeetleThe Scarab Beetle

The God HorusThe God Horus

Carvings on the walls of the Court of OfferingsCarvings on the walls of the Court of Offerings

The God HorusThe God Horus

Looking back at the first Pylon from the Court of OfferingsLooking back at the first Pylon from the Court of Offerings

Pillars supporting the roof of the Hypostle HallPillars supporting the roof of the Hypostle Hall

Horus guarding the entrance to the Hypostle HallHorus guarding the entrance to the Hypostle Hall

ThThe Hypostle Hall - A Papyrus ForestThThe Hypostle Hall - A Papyrus Forest

ThThe Hypostle Hall - A Papyrus ForestThThe Hypostle Hall - A Papyrus Forest

ThThe Hypostle Hall - A Papyrus Forest

The Sacred BarqueThe Sacred Barque

Gilt covered rock carvingsGilt covered rock carvings

Gilt covered heiroglyphicsGilt covered heiroglyphics

Bass Releifs inside the Temple of HorusBass Releifs inside the Temple of HorusThe Court of OfferingsThe Court of Offerings

Heiroglyphs

Front wall of the Hypostle HallFront wall of the Hypostle Hall

Horus's BarqueHorus's Barque

A Ship

The First PylonThe First Pylon

     
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