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Kom Ombo Collection

"Discover the Enchanting Beauty in Egypt" Immerse yourself in the rich history and captivating artistry of Kom Ombo

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Ruins of the Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt, c1845. Artist: David Roberts

Ruins of the Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt, c1845. Artist: David Roberts
Ruins of the Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt, c1845. From Egypt and Nubia, Vol 1, by David Roberts

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Detail of relief carving of the falcon (hawk) god, Kom Ombo, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Detail of relief carving of the falcon (hawk) god, Kom Ombo, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Crocodile God Sobek, Wall Reliefs, Temple of Sobek and Haroeris, Kom Ombo, Egypt

Crocodile God Sobek, Wall Reliefs, Temple of Sobek and Haroeris, Kom Ombo, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Kom Ombo, Egypt, 1984. Creator: Ethel Davies

Kom Ombo, Egypt, 1984. Creator: Ethel Davies
Kom Ombo, Egypt, 1984. Figure carvings and hieroglyphs on columns at the Temple of Kom Ombo, dating from the Ptolemaic period, around 200-50 BC, with later Roman additions, near Aswan, Egypt

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Kom Ombo, Egypt, 1984. Creator: Ethel Davies

Kom Ombo, Egypt, 1984. Creator: Ethel Davies
Kom Ombo, Egypt, 1984. Figure carvings and hieroglyphs at the Temple of Kom Ombo, dating from the Ptolemaic period, around 200-50 BC, with later Roman additions, near Aswan, Egypt

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Sobek and Haroeris temple (2nd-1st century BC), Kom Ombo, Egypt

Sobek and Haroeris temple (2nd-1st century BC), Kom Ombo, Egypt

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Egypt, Kom Ombo, Dual Temple of Sobek and Haroerus, Hypostyle Hall

Egypt, Kom Ombo, Dual Temple of Sobek and Haroerus, Hypostyle Hall

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Ancient Egypt, Wall painting/carving, Horus writes on papyrus scroll, Temple of Sebek and Horus

Ancient Egypt, Wall painting/carving, Horus writes on papyrus scroll, Temple of Sebek and Horus, Kom Ombo (photo)
3476505 Ancient Egypt, Wall painting/carving, Horus writes on papyrus scroll, Temple of Sebek and Horus, Kom Ombo (photo); (add.info.: Ancient Egypt, Wall painting/carving)

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Ancient Egypt, Wall painting/carving, Ptolemy XIII being presented to Horus

Ancient Egypt, Wall painting/carving, Ptolemy XIII being presented to Horus, Sebek and Horus Temple, Kom Ombo (photo)
3476509 Ancient Egypt, Wall painting/carving, Ptolemy XIII being presented to Horus, Sebek and Horus Temple, Kom Ombo (photo); (add.info.: Ancient Egypt, Wall painting/carving)

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: The Temple of Kom Ombo, constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty, 180 BC to 47 BC, Kom Ombo

The Temple of Kom Ombo, constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty, 180 BC to 47 BC, Kom Ombo, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageKom Ombo 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 imageKom Ombo Collection: The Great Temple, Kom Ombo (colour litho)

The Great Temple, Kom Ombo (colour litho)
6023320 The Great Temple, Kom Ombo (colour litho) by Du Cane, Ella (1874-1943); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Great Temple, Kom Ombo)

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Temple d Ombos, Haute-Egypte, 1849 / 51, printed 1852. Creator: Maxime du Camp

Temple d Ombos, Haute-Egypte, 1849 / 51, printed 1852. Creator: Maxime du Camp
Temple d Ombos, Haute-Egypte, 1849/51, printed 1852. A work made of salted paper print, plate 65 from the album " egypte, nubie, palestine et syrie" (1852)

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Banks of the River Nile near Kom Ombo, Egypt (litho)

Banks of the River Nile near Kom Ombo, Egypt (litho)
5997077 Banks of the River Nile near Kom Ombo, Egypt (litho) by Hildebrandt, Eduard (1818-69) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Banks of the River Nile near Kom Ombo, Egypt)

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Egyptian scenes: palm trees on the banks of the Nile at Gezira, Cairo

Egyptian scenes: palm trees on the banks of the Nile at Gezira, Cairo, and the Temple of Kom Ombo (chromolitho)
6031955 Egyptian scenes: palm trees on the banks of the Nile at Gezira, Cairo, and the Temple of Kom Ombo (chromolitho) by Swiss School

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Egypt - Temple of Kom Ombo (engraving)

Egypt - Temple of Kom Ombo (engraving)
729322 Egypt - Temple of Kom Ombo (engraving) by Werner, Carl Friedrich Heinrich (1808-94) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Egypt - Temple of Kom Ombo)

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Kom Ombo, Interior of the Tomb Ombos (b / w photo)

Kom Ombo, Interior of the Tomb Ombos (b / w photo)
3653201 Kom Ombo, Interior of the Tomb Ombos (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Kom Ombo, Interior of the Tomb Ombos)

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Kom Ombo, General view of the Temple of Ombos (b / w photo)

Kom Ombo, General view of the Temple of Ombos (b / w photo)
3653200 Kom Ombo, General view of the Temple of Ombos (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Kom Ombo, General view of the Temple of Ombos)

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Kom-Ombo, General View of the Temple with the Sacred Lake (b / w photo)

Kom-Ombo, General View of the Temple with the Sacred Lake (b / w photo)
3653353 Kom-Ombo, General View of the Temple with the Sacred Lake (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Kom-Ombo)

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Kom-Ombo, the Gods Crowning the Roman Emperor (b / w photo)

Kom-Ombo, the Gods Crowning the Roman Emperor (b / w photo)
3653373 Kom-Ombo, the Gods Crowning the Roman Emperor (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Kom-Ombo, the Gods Crowning the Roman Emperor)

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Kom-Ombou (Ombos), Vue Generale des Ruines, 1851-52, printed 1853-54

Kom-Ombou (Ombos), Vue Generale des Ruines, 1851-52, printed 1853-54

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Ruines du Temple de Koum-Ombou (Ombos), 1849-50. Creator: Maxime du Camp

Ruines du Temple de Koum-Ombou (Ombos), 1849-50. Creator: Maxime du Camp
Ruines du Temple de Koum-Ombou (Ombos), 1849-50

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Gods Hathor on left and Haroeris in centre with Pharaoh on the right, Wall Reliefs

Gods Hathor on left and Haroeris in centre with Pharaoh on the right, Wall Reliefs, Temple of Sobek and Haroeris, Kom Ombo, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Frescoes of Vultures, Temple of Sobek and Haroeris, Kom Ombo, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Frescoes of Vultures, Temple of Sobek and Haroeris, Kom Ombo, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Gods Thoth on left and Haroeris on right with the Pharaoh in the centre, Wall Reliefs

Gods Thoth on left and Haroeris on right with the Pharaoh in the centre, Wall Reliefs, Temple of Sobek and Haroeris, Kom Ombo, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Wall with Reliefs, Temple of Sobek and Haroeris, Kom Ombo, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Wall with Reliefs, Temple of Sobek and Haroeris, Kom Ombo, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Caretaker, Columns with Reliefs, Temple of Sobek and Haroeris, Kom Ombo, Egypt

Caretaker, Columns with Reliefs, Temple of Sobek and Haroeris, Kom Ombo, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Column with Reliefs, Temple of Sobek and Haroeris, Kom Ombo, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Column with Reliefs, Temple of Sobek and Haroeris, Kom Ombo, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Felucca on the Nile at Kom Ombo, Egypt, 1898. Creator: Christian Wilhelm Allers

Felucca on the Nile at Kom Ombo, Egypt, 1898. Creator: Christian Wilhelm Allers
Felucca on the Nile at Kom Ombo, Egypt, 1898. Men climbing the rigging on a cargo boat near the Temple of Kom Ombo. Kom-Ombo

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Egyptian views Kom-Ombo Temple Sobk Horoeris

Egyptian views Kom-Ombo Temple Sobk Horoeris
Egyptian views Kom-Ombo. Temple of Sobk and Horoeris 1900, Egypt

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Egyptian views Kom-Ombo Great hypostyle hall

Egyptian views Kom-Ombo Great hypostyle hall
Egyptian views Kom-Ombo. Great hypostyle hall of Temple of Sobk and Horoeris 1900, Egypt

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Egypt Nubia Volume II - No 42 Ruins Kom Ombo

Egypt Nubia Volume II - No 42 Ruins Kom Ombo
Egypt and Nubia: Volume II - No. 42, Ruins of Kom Ombo, 1838. Louis Haghe (British, 1806-1885). Color lithograph

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Egypt Nubia Volume I - No 1 No 2 Remains Portico

Egypt Nubia Volume I - No 1 No 2 Remains Portico
Egypt and Nubia: Volume I - No. 1, No. 2, Remains of the Portico of the Temple of Kom Ombo, 1838. Louis Haghe (British, 1806-1885). Color lithograph

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Egypt Nubia Volume I Kom-Ombo 1846 Louis Haghe

Egypt Nubia Volume I Kom-Ombo 1846 Louis Haghe
Egypt and Nubia, Volume I: Kom-Ombo, 1846. Louis Haghe (British, 1806-1885), F.G.Moon, 20 Threadneedle Street, London, after David Roberts (British, 1796-1864)

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Egypt Nubia Volume II Kom-Ombo 1846 Louis Haghe

Egypt Nubia Volume II Kom-Ombo 1846 Louis Haghe
Egypt and Nubia, Volume II: Kom-Ombo, 1846. Louis Haghe (British, 1806-1885), F.G.Moon, 20 Threadneedle Street, London, after David Roberts (British, 1796-1864)

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Situated on the Nile about 48 kms north of Aswan is

Situated on the Nile about 48 kms north of Aswan is The temple of Kom Ombo, a unique double temple of the Ptolemaic and Roman periods, dedicated to Sebek, the Crocodile God, and to Horus

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Temple of Sobek and Horuss at Kom Ombo, Egypt, 19th century. Artist: David Roberts

Temple of Sobek and Horuss at Kom Ombo, Egypt, 19th century. Artist: David Roberts
Temple of Sobek and Horus at Kom Ombo, Egypt, 19th century. From Egypt and Nubia, Vol 2, by David Roberts

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Kom Ombos, c1880, (1904). Artist: Robert George Talbot Kelly

Kom Ombos, c1880, (1904). Artist: Robert George Talbot Kelly
Kom Ombos, c1880, (1904). From Egypt, by R. Talbot Kelly. [Adam & Charles Black, London, 1904]

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt, c1899. Artist: The Fine Art Photographers Co

Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt, c1899. Artist: The Fine Art Photographers Co
Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt, c1899. Kom Ombo is actually two temples consisting of a Temple to Sobek and a Temple of Haroeris

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Temple entrance, Kom Ombo, Egypt, c1890. Artist: Newton & Co

Temple entrance, Kom Ombo, Egypt, c1890. Artist: Newton & Co
Temple entrance, Kom Ombo, Egypt, c1890. Kom Ombo is actually two temples consisting of a Temple to Sobek and a Temple of Haroeris

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt, c1890. Artist: Newton & Co

Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt, c1890. Artist: Newton & Co
Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt, c1890. Kom Ombo is actually two temples consisting of a Temple to Sobek and a Temple of Haroeris

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Hieroglyphic relief, Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt, 20th Century

Hieroglyphic relief, Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt, 20th Century
Hieroglyphs, Temple of Kom-Ombo, Luxor, Egypt, 20th Century. Kom Ombo is actually two temples consisting of a Temple to Sobek and a Temple of Haroeris

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt, 20th Century

Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt, 20th Century. Kom Ombo is actually two temples consisting of a Temple to Sobek and a Temple of Haroeris

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Temple of Sobek and Haroeris at Kom Ombo, 19th century. Artist: David Roberts

Temple of Sobek and Haroeris at Kom Ombo, 19th century. Artist: David Roberts
Temple of Sobek and Haroeris at Kom Ombo, 19th century. From Egypt and Nubia, Volume 2

Background imageKom Ombo Collection: Ruins of the Temple of Kom Ombo, 19th century. Artist: David Roberts

Ruins of the Temple of Kom Ombo, 19th century. Artist: David Roberts
Ruins of the Temple of Kom Ombo, 19th century. From Egypt and Nubia, Volume 1




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"Discover the Enchanting Beauty in Egypt" Immerse yourself in the rich history and captivating artistry of Kom Ombo, a remarkable temple complex located on the banks of the majestic River Nile. This ancient site is adorned with intricate relief carvings that depict various gods and mythological creatures. One such masterpiece is a detailed relief carving of the falcon god, Kom Ombo. The craftsmanship is awe-inspiring, showcasing the skill and devotion of ancient Egyptian artisans. As you gaze upon this artwork, you can't help but feel a sense of wonder at their ability to bring divine beings to life through stone. Another prominent figure depicted in these wall reliefs is Sobek, the Crocodile God. These powerful depictions pay homage to his role as both protector and destroyer - a symbol of fertility and strength. The Temple of Sobek and Haroeris stands as a testament to his significance in Egyptian mythology. Step back in time as you explore Sobek and Haroeris temple, dating back to the 2nd-1st century BC. Its grandeur transports you to an era where rituals were performed within its hallowed halls. Marvel at its Hypostyle Hall, filled with towering columns that create an atmosphere steeped in reverence. The Great Temple at Kom Ombo offers a breathtaking sight with its colorful lithograph capturing every intricate detail. It serves as a reminder that even after centuries have passed since its construction, it still holds immense beauty for all who visit. Maxime du Camp's depiction from 1849/51 takes us further into history when explorers first documented this magnificent site. Francis Frith's photograph from 1857 allows us to witness Kom Ombo's allure during those early days when photography was just emerging. As we journey along the banks of the River Nile near Kom Ombo, we encounter ruins that whisper tales from Egyptian civilization's past.