The Eternal Nile: Egypt’s River of Life

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Nile cruise passenger in Horus Temple on Nile

Nile cruise passenger in Horus Temple on Nile

EGYPT6107-31JAN2009-BARTRUFF.CR2-Overseas visitor inspects an inner chamber of the Temple of Horus, the Egyptian falcon god, decorated with reliefs and hieroglyics. The second largest temple in Egypt whose construction began in 237 BC, it lay buried under sand for 2,000 years is Egypt’s best preserved Ptolemaic temple. (MR)

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