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Kom Ombo site in upper Egypt

George Emory Fay

Kom Ombo site in upper Egypt

by George Emory Fay

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Published by Dept. of Anthropology, University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Temples -- Egypt.,
  • Kom Ombo Site (Egypt),
  • Egypt -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Photocopy.

    Statementby George E. Fay.
    SeriesOccasional publications in anthropology -- no. 35
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6] leaves, [72] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13546528M

      Today Kom Ombo (47 kilometers north of Aswan and kilometers south of Luxor) may be a sleepy agricultural backwater surrounded by sugar cane fields, but this temple dedicated to the gods Sobek and Haroeris is a reminder of this area's importance in Ancient Egypt due to its prime position along the Nile. Stroll through the temple's colonnades Kom Ombo: the temple of Horus and Sobek This temple too was built in the reign of the Ptolemies and the Romans even though the site itself is much older. The oldest inscription which mentions it goes back to the 1st intermediate period () and various architectural fragments found on the site bear the cartouches of Amenophis I (

      The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple in the town of Kom Ombo in Aswan Governorate, Upper Egypt. It was constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty, –47 BC. The building is unique because its 'double' :// Kom Ombo is an agricultural town famous for the Temple of Kom Ombo, a Graeco-Roman temple built during the 3rdCentury AD. The temple is actually a double temple, dedicated to both Horus, the falcon-headed God and Sobek the crocodile ://

    The find site of Kom Ombo has been settled since the prehistoric period to the 19th century CE. In the Greco-Roman period Kom Ombo was the metropolis and capital of the first Upper Egyptian Nome. Starting in November research on this important city and its Get this from a library! Late Pleistocene vertebrates from archaeological sites in the Plain of Kom Ombo, Upper Egypt. [C S Churcher]


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The Upper Egyptian town of Kom Ombo rose to greatness under the rule of the Ptolemaic kings, who made it the capital of the Ombite nome and selected it as the site for the double temple now known as the Temple of Kom on the east bank of the River Nile on an outcrop once frequented by basking crocodiles, the temple is unique in that it has two identical entrances, two linked COVID Resources.

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Live the adventure of ancient Egyptians for 7 days tour in the land of pharaohs joined by an expert tour guide to discover the historical ruins   Enjoy a Day tour to Edfu and Kom Ombo from Makadi There is a no better way to see the delights of the River Nile in Upper Egypt than this day tour of Edfu and Kom Ombo from Makadi to Edfu and Kom Ombo with the temples close to the River Bank.

Starting with the huge and impressive Edfu Temple of the God Horus, followed by Kom Ombo, the Crocodile :// 2 days ago  Kom Kom Ombo site in upper Egypt book (meaning the ‘Mound of Ombo’) is an ancient Egyptian town located in what is today the Aswan Governorate of Upper Egypt, about 50 km (31 miles) to the north of Aswan.

Kom Ombo is notable primarily for its temple, which is known simply as the Temple of Kom :// Temple of Kom Ombo Pharaonic Historical Egypt Tourist Places, best trip one day to visit Cultural Aswan Tourist Attractions tourism from Hurghada Excursions to visit Agha Khan Mausoleum.

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Aswan Pharaonic archaeological place Egypt, All you want to know The price The small town of Kom Ombo is situated on the East side of the Nile, 45 kilometers to the north of the city of Aswan and about kilometers to the south of Cairo, the capital of Egypt.

Surrounded by fields of sugarcane and corn, Kom Ombo is a pleasant agriculture town that now hosts many Nubians were displaced when the Nile flooded their The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple constructed during the Ptolemaic period, which lasted from to 47 BC.

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The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple in the town of Kom Ombo in Aswan Governorate, Upper Egypt. It was constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty, –47 BC. Some additions to it were later made during the Roman period.

The building is unique because its ‘double’ design meant that there were courts, halls, sanctuaries, and rooms duplicated for two sets of ://   The fertile, irrigated sugar-cane fields around Kom Ombo support not only the original community of fellaheen (peasant farmers), but also a large population of Nubians displaced from their own lands by the creation of Lake Nasser.

It’s a pleasant little place, easily accessible en route between Aswan and ://   Late Pleistocene vertebrates from archaeological sites in the Plain of Kom Ombo, Upper Egypt Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library. Kom Ombo is one of the more unusual temples in Egypt. Due to the conflict between Sobek and Horus, the ancient Egyptians felt it necessary to separate their temple spaces within one temple.

The Kom Ombo temple has two entrances, two courts, two colonnades, two Hypostyle halls, and two sanctuaries   Kom Ombo (Arabic: كوم أمبو) is a town of s people in Upper Egypt, 50 km north of Aswan. Understand []. Kom Ombo sits in an irrigated basin on the east bank of the Nile, producing sugar cane and corn.

The reason to visit is its temple, built from circa BC into Roman times; there is sure to be much older building beneath this area that has not yet been ://   A Late Pleistocene fauna comprising 3 fish, 1 reptile, 22 birds, and 14 mammals is identified from sites containing Sebilian, Sebekian, Silsilian, Menchian, and Halfan industries.

It is remarkable for its variety, especially of birds, and gives evidence for year-round occupation of these :// The Temple of Kom Ombo is an ancient Egyptian temple located along the Nile river in Kom Ombo, a town in Upper Egypt’s Aswan Governorate.

The temple is unusual in that it is dedicated to two principal deities who were worshipped in two halves of the temple :// In ancient times the town of KOM OMBO stood at the crossroads of the caravan route from Nubia and trails from the gold mines of the Eastern Desert; under Ptolemy VI (– BC), it became the capital of the Ombos nome and a training depot for African war elephants, which the Ptolemies required to fight the pachyderms of the Seleucid Empire.

More recently, many of the Nubians displaced by Want to get bus information, price details and booking offices. Then visit our site to get more details with. And also find the Bus Company Phone Numbers of Egypt for major tourist destination in ://   Kom Ombo Temple may be the most unique temple in Egypt, as it is the only one dedicated to two gods.

Beyond the double entry are two separate but connected Hypostyle halls where reliefs of the gods have been carved into massive sandstone ://   The Egyptian City ” Kom Ombo “ Surrounded by fields of sugarcane and corn, Kom Ombo is a pleasant agricultural town, home to many Nubians displaced by the creation of Lake Nasser.

The town ruined yet imposing Graeco-Roman temple is in a particularly beautiful setting overlooking the ://. Move your mouse over imageDavid Roberts Ruins of the Temple of Kom-Ombo, Upper Egypt Lithograph DIM: 17 3/8″ View more»  Take a tour of the Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt to visit historic site in Kom Ombo.

Get the Reviews, Ratings, location, contact details & timings Huge structure, Kom Omni Temple is a great stop! We were there right at dusk and the structure was so amazing lite up, awesome photos!

Upper Egypt. It was constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty   Standing on a promontory at a bend in the Nile, where in ancient times sacred crocodiles basked in the sun on the riverbank, is the Temple of Kom Ombo, one of the Nile Valley's most beautifully sited temples.

Unique in Egypt, it is dedicated to two gods; the local crocodile god Sobek, and Haroeris (from har-wer), meaning Horus the ://