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Edfu Collection

"Exploring the Majestic Temple of Edfu

Background imageEdfu Collection: Goddess Hathor on the left with God Horus on right, Bas Reliefs, Sanctuary of Horus

Goddess Hathor on the left with God Horus on right, Bas Reliefs, Sanctuary of Horus, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageEdfu Collection: Bas Reliefs, Sanctuary of Horus, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Bas Reliefs, Sanctuary of Horus, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageEdfu Collection: Relief of the God Horus, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Relief of the God Horus, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageEdfu Collection: Statue of the falcon, sacred bird of Horus, at the entrance of the Temple of Edfu

Statue of the falcon, sacred bird of Horus, at the entrance of the Temple of Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageEdfu Collection: Temple of Edfu, Pillars of Hathor, in Egypt, 1852

Temple of Edfu, Pillars of Hathor, in Egypt, 1852
3480240 Temple of Edfu, Pillars of Hathor, in Egypt, 1852; (add.info.: Temple of Edfu, Pillars of Hathor, in Egypt, 1852. Photograph by Maxime Du Camp (1822 -1894) a French writer and photographer

Background imageEdfu Collection: Egypt, Edfu, Temple and Statue of Orus (the Hawk God, Protector of Osiris)

Egypt, Edfu, Temple and Statue of Orus (the Hawk God, Protector of Osiris)

Background imageEdfu Collection: Ancient Egypt, Wall carving, Goddes Isis, Temple of Horus, Edfu, 237 - 57 BC (photo)

Ancient Egypt, Wall carving, Goddes Isis, Temple of Horus, Edfu, 237 - 57 BC (photo)
3476497 Ancient Egypt, Wall carving, Goddes Isis, Temple of Horus, Edfu, 237 - 57 BC (photo); (add.info.: Ancient Egypt, Wall carving, Goddes Isis, Temple of Horus, Edfu)

Background imageEdfu Collection: Scenic sailing on the Nile. Sunset at Luxor, Egypt

Scenic sailing on the Nile. Sunset at Luxor, Egypt

Background imageEdfu Collection: Kom Ombo Temple in Edfu is unique as a completely symmetrical complex with two entrances

Kom Ombo Temple in Edfu is unique as a completely symmetrical complex with two entrances. Edfu, Egypt

Background imageEdfu Collection: Temple of Edfu, Egypt

Temple of Edfu, Egypt

Background imageEdfu Collection: Egypt Temple of Edfu Victorian period

Egypt Temple of Edfu Victorian period

Background imageEdfu Collection: Temple of Horus, Edfu, Victorian period

Temple of Horus, Edfu, Victorian period

Background imageEdfu Collection: Temple, Edfu, Egypt, Victorian period

Temple, Edfu, Egypt, Victorian period

Background imageEdfu Collection: Great Temple, Edfu, Egypt, Victorian period

Great Temple, Edfu, Egypt, Victorian period

Background imageEdfu Collection: Edfu (colour litho)

Edfu (colour litho)
6023329 Edfu (colour litho) by Du Cane, Ella (1874-1943); Private Collection; (add.info.: Edfu. Illustration for The Banks of the Nile painted by Ella du Cane, text by John A Todd (A&C Black)

Background imageEdfu Collection: Egypt - Temple of Edfu (engraving)

Egypt - Temple of Edfu (engraving)
729323 Egypt - Temple of Edfu (engraving) by Werner, Carl Friedrich Heinrich (1808-94) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Egypt - Temple of Edfu)

Background imageEdfu Collection: The interior of the Temple Court - Edfu

The interior of the Temple Court - Edfu
The interior courtyard of the Edfu Temple, located on the west bank of the Nile in Edfu, Upper Egypt. Date: circa 1906

Background imageEdfu Collection: Egypt: View in the Peristyle Court of Horus Temple at Edfu (b / w photo)

Egypt: View in the Peristyle Court of Horus Temple at Edfu (b / w photo)
6009631 Egypt: View in the Peristyle Court of Horus Temple at Edfu (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageEdfu Collection: Egyptian fishing boats, rowboats and canoes on the Nile

Egyptian fishing boats, rowboats and canoes on the Nile in front of the Temple of Edfu. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Andrea Bernieri from Giulio Ferrrarios Costumes Antique

Background imageEdfu Collection: Temple of Edfu, Egypt

Temple of Edfu, Egypt
Elevation of the Temple of Edfu (Apollonopolis Magna), Egypt, with carved hieroglyphs. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Andrea Bernieri from Giulio Ferrrarios Costumes Antique

Background imageEdfu Collection: Egypt: Sculptures on the Walls of Horus Temple at Edfu (b / w photo)

Egypt: Sculptures on the Walls of Horus Temple at Edfu (b / w photo)
6009634 Egypt: Sculptures on the Walls of Horus Temple at Edfu (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Sculptures on the Walls of Horus Temple at Edfu)

Background imageEdfu Collection: Edfu, General View of the Complete Pylon in Egypt (b / w photo)

Edfu, General View of the Complete Pylon in Egypt (b / w photo)
3653369 Edfu, General View of the Complete Pylon in Egypt (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Edfu, General View of the Complete Pylon in Egypt)

Background imageEdfu Collection: View from under the Portico of Temple of Edfou, Upper Egypt

View from under the Portico of Temple of Edfou, Upper Egypt
STC67182 View from under the Portico of Temple of Edfou, Upper Egypt, plate 32 from Volume I of " Egypt and Nubia", engraved by Louis Haghe (1806-85) pub

Background imageEdfu Collection: Edfu, General View of the Temple of Horus (b / w photo)

Edfu, General View of the Temple of Horus (b / w photo)
3653352 Edfu, General View of the Temple of Horus (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Edfu, General View of the Temple of Horus)

Background imageEdfu Collection: Temple of Horus, Edfu, 1842-44. Creator: Joseph Philibert Girault De Prangey

Temple of Horus, Edfu, 1842-44. Creator: Joseph Philibert Girault De Prangey
Temple of Horus, Edfu, 1842-44

Background imageEdfu Collection: Temple of Edfu, 1867. Creator: Gustave Le Gray

Temple of Edfu, 1867. Creator: Gustave Le Gray
Temple of Edfu, 1867

Background imageEdfu Collection: The God Horus, Bas Relief, Sanctuary of Horus, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa

The God Horus, Bas Relief, Sanctuary of Horus, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageEdfu Collection: Statue of Falcon, Front of First Pylon, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa

Statue of Falcon, Front of First Pylon, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageEdfu Collection: Bas Relief of God Horus on the left, First Pylon, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt

Bas Relief of God Horus on the left, First Pylon, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageEdfu Collection: First Pylon, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

First Pylon, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageEdfu Collection: Entrance to the temple at Edfu, Egypt, 1898. Creator: Christian Wilhelm Allers

Entrance to the temple at Edfu, Egypt, 1898. Creator: Christian Wilhelm Allers
Entrance to the temple at Edfu, Egypt, 1898. The Temple of Horus at Edfu on the River Nile was built between 237 and 57 BC. Eingang in der Tempel von Edfu

Background imageEdfu Collection: Ancient Egypt Map - Thebes

Ancient Egypt Map - Thebes

Background imageEdfu Collection: Edfu Colonnade Temple Horus 1950 Egypt Idfū

Edfu Colonnade Temple Horus 1950 Egypt Idfū
Edfu. Colonnade of Temple of Horus. 1950, Egypt, Idfū

Background imageEdfu Collection: Thebes southern border Egypt Air view Edfu newer town

Thebes southern border Egypt Air view Edfu newer town
Thebes to southern border of Egypt. Air view. Edfu, showing the newer town, Nile, and fields beyond. 1936, Egypt, Idfū

Background imageEdfu Collection: Thebes southern border Egypt Air view Edfu Old town

Thebes southern border Egypt Air view Edfu Old town
Thebes to southern border of Egypt. Air view. Edfu. Old town showing Temple of Horus. 1936, Egypt, Idfū

Background imageEdfu Collection: Temple Horus Edfu Egypt 1898 IdfūIdf┼½

Temple Horus Edfu Egypt 1898 IdfūIdf┼½
Temple of Horus. Edfu, Egypt. 1898, Egypt, Idfū

Background imageEdfu Collection: Egyptian views Temple Horus Edfu Entrance temple

Egyptian views Temple Horus Edfu Entrance temple
Egyptian views; Temple of Horus, Edfu. Entrance to temple 1900, Egypt, Idfū

Background imageEdfu Collection: Village Pylon Edfu Village et Pylone d Edfou

Village Pylon Edfu Village et Pylone d Edfou
Village and Pylon of Edfu, Village et Pylone d Edfou; Antonio Beato (English, born Italy, about 1835 - 1906); 1880 - 1889; Albumen silver print

Background imageEdfu Collection: Egyptian views Temple Horus Edfu Colonnade court

Egyptian views Temple Horus Edfu Colonnade court
Egyptian views Temple of Horus, Edfu. Colonnade in court showing a colossal hawk 1900, Egypt, Idfū

Background imageEdfu Collection: Egyptian views Temple Horus Edfu General view

Egyptian views Temple Horus Edfu General view
Egyptian views Temple of Horus, Edfu. General view of Temple of Horus 1900, Egypt, Idfū

Background imageEdfu Collection: Egyptian views Temple Horus Edfu View pylon 1900

Egyptian views Temple Horus Edfu View pylon 1900
Egyptian views Temple of Horus, Edfu. View from pylon 1900, Egypt, Idfū

Background imageEdfu Collection: Overview Temple Edfu Theodule Deveria French

Overview Temple Edfu Theodule Deveria French
Overview of the Temple of Edfu; Theodule Deveria (French, 1831 - 1871); France; 1859; Albumen silver print

Background imageEdfu Collection: Front View Main Room Temple Edfu Theodule Deveria

Front View Main Room Temple Edfu Theodule Deveria
Front View of the Main Room of the Temple of Edfu; Theodule Deveria (French, 1831 - 1871); France; 1859; Albumen silver print

Background imageEdfu Collection: Close-up Hieroglyphic Inscriptions Temple Edfu

Close-up Hieroglyphic Inscriptions Temple Edfu
Close-up of Hieroglyphic Inscriptions (probably of the Temple of Edfu); Theodule Deveria (French, 1831 - 1871); France; 1859 - 1862; Albumen silver print

Background imageEdfu Collection: Edfu View Great Gateway Grand Court Temple Francis Bedford

Edfu View Great Gateway Grand Court Temple Francis Bedford
Edfu - View Through the Great Gateway Into the Grand Court of the Temple of Edfu; Francis Bedford (English, 1815, 1816 - 1894); London, England; 1862; Albumen silver print

Background imageEdfu Collection: Temple Horus Edfu Tabernacle Antonio Beato English

Temple Horus Edfu Tabernacle Antonio Beato English
Temple of Horus, Edfu, Tabernacle; Antonio Beato (English, born Italy, about 1835 - 1906); 1860 - 1869; Albumen silver print

Background imageEdfu Collection: Temple Edfu Door Pylon 1850 John Frederick Lewis

Temple Edfu Door Pylon 1850 John Frederick Lewis
The Temple of Edfu: The Door of the Pylon, 1850. John Frederick Lewis (British, 1805-1876). Watercolor (wash and point of brush work) and gouache and graphite




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"Exploring the Majestic Temple of Edfu: A Glimpse into Ancient Egyptian Mythology" Immerse yourself in the captivating world of ancient Egypt as you step foot into the remarkable Temple of Edfu, located in the enchanting city of Edfu, Egypt. This magnificent temple stands as a testament to the rich history and religious beliefs that once thrived in this land. As you enter through its grand entrance, your eyes are immediately drawn to a stunning statue of the falcon, sacred bird of Horus, guarding the gateway. This awe-inspiring sight sets the tone for what lies ahead – an extraordinary journey through time. Inside, intricate bas-reliefs adorn every corner, depicting scenes from Egyptian mythology. On one side stands Goddess Hathor with her graceful presence while on the other side God Horus exudes power and strength. These beautifully carved reliefs offer a glimpse into their divine stories and symbolize their significance within ancient Egyptian culture. Venturing further into this architectural marvel leads you to discover the Sanctuary of Horus – a sacred space where worshippers would pay homage to this revered deity. The air is thick with spirituality as you witness devotees offering prayers and performing rituals that have been passed down through generations. The Temple itself is an astonishing feat of engineering and design. Built during Egypt's Victorian period by Ptolemy III and completed under Ptolemy XII's reign, it showcases exceptional craftsmanship that has stood against time for centuries. Its grandeur leaves visitors spellbound as they marvel at its colossal columns reaching towards heaven. Every inch tells a story; every detail whispers secrets from long ago. As you gaze upon each relief depicting gods and goddesses engaged in epic battles or engaging in acts of creation, you can't help but feel connected to these ancient legends that shaped civilizations. The Great Temple at Edfu serves not only as an archaeological treasure but also as a gateway to understanding the profound spiritual beliefs of ancient Egyptians.