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Temple Of Horus Collection

The Temple of Horus, located in Edfu, Egypt, stands as a magnificent testament to the ancient Egyptian civilization

Background imageTemple Of Horus 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 imageTemple Of Horus 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 imageTemple Of Horus 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 imageTemple Of Horus 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 imageTemple Of Horus 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 imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Edfu Temple Ceiling Art, Egypt. Creator: Viet Chu

Edfu Temple Ceiling Art, Egypt. Creator: Viet Chu
Edfu Temple Ceiling Art, Egypt

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Columns of Edfu, Egypt. Creator: Viet Chu

Columns of Edfu, Egypt. Creator: Viet Chu
Columns of Edfu, Egypt

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Edfou, Vestibule of the Temple of Horus (b / w photo)

Edfou, Vestibule of the Temple of Horus (b / w photo)
3653198 Edfou, Vestibule of the Temple of Horus (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Edfou, Vestibule of the Temple of Horus)

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Edfou, General view of the Temple of Horus (b / w photo)

Edfou, General view of the Temple of Horus (b / w photo)
3653197 Edfou, General view of the Temple of Horus (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Edfou, General view of the Temple of Horus)

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Edfou, Interior of the Temple of Horus (b / w photo)

Edfou, Interior of the Temple of Horus (b / w photo)
3653196 Edfou, Interior of the Temple of Horus (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Edfou, Interior of the Temple of Horus)

Background imageTemple Of Horus 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 imageTemple Of Horus 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 imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Temple of Edfu, 1867. Creator: Gustave Le Gray

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

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

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

Background imageTemple Of Horus 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 imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Ptolemaic capital, Edfu, Egypt, (1928). Creator: Unknown

Ptolemaic capital, Edfu, Egypt, (1928). Creator: Unknown
Ptolemaic capital, Edfu, Egypt, (1928). Spreading capital with open blossom of Nymphaea lotus from the Temple of Horus, Edfu. The edifice was begun 237 B.C

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: The holy of holies and shrine for the divine image, Temple of Edfu, Egypt, 1905

The holy of holies and shrine for the divine image, Temple of Edfu, Egypt, 1905. Artist: Underwood & Underwood
The holy of holies and shrine for the divine image, Temple of Edfu, Egypt, 1905. We are now standing where only the King and High Priest were allowed to enter

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: The wonderfully preserved temple at Edfu, Egypt, 1905. Artist: Underwood & Underwood

The wonderfully preserved temple at Edfu, Egypt, 1905. Artist: Underwood & Underwood
The wonderfully preserved temple at Edfu, Egypt, 1905. At our feet is the first court; you notice on the right the colonnade of the portico which surrounds the court. Behind is the vestibule

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: The pylon and court of the temple of Horus at Edfu, Egypt, 1900. Artist: Underwood & Underwood

The pylon and court of the temple of Horus at Edfu, Egypt, 1900. Artist: Underwood & Underwood
The pylon and court of the temple of Horus at Edfu, Egypt, 1900....this present building was begun by Ptolemy III in 237 BC. and completed as it in now in 57 BC. It is constructed of sandstone

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Temple Edfu, Egypt, 1893. Artist: Auguste Edouard Mariette

Temple Edfu, Egypt, 1893. Artist: Auguste Edouard Mariette
Temple Edfu, Egypt, 1893. Photograph by French archaeologist, Auguste Mariette-Bey La Haute-Egypt, 1893

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Edfu, Nubia, Egypt, 1878. Artist: Felix Bonfils

Edfu, Nubia, Egypt, 1878. Artist: Felix Bonfils
Edfu, Nubia, Egypt, 1878. Pylon of the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus, built between 237 and 57 BC. From Album of Photographs, Egypt and Nubia, by Felix Bonfils, 1878

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Edfu, Nubia, Egypt, 1887. Artist: Henri Bechard

Edfu, Nubia, Egypt, 1887. Artist: Henri Bechard
Edfu, Nubia, Egypt, 1887. The Ptolemaic Temple of Horus, built between 237 and 57 BC. From the collection of the Bibliotheque Nationale de France

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Temple of Horus at Edfu, Egypt

Temple of Horus at Edfu, Egypt
Temple of Horus at Edfu. Granite statue of Horus the hawk god wearing the combined crowns of Upper and Lower Egypt. 1961. Date: 1961

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: View from under the Portico of the Temple of Edfu, Upper Egypt, 1846 (w / c & gouache

View from under the Portico of the Temple of Edfu, Upper Egypt, 1846 (w / c & gouache
XYC283269 View from under the Portico of the Temple of Edfu, Upper Egypt, 1846 (w/c & gouache over graphite on paper) by Roberts, David (1796-1864); 34.8x50.2 cm; Yale Center for British Art

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Columns in the Hypostyle Hall, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Columns in the Hypostyle Hall, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Hieroglyphs in the Hypostyle Hall, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Hieroglyphs in the Hypostyle Hall, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Relief depicting the Goddess Hathor, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Relief depicting the Goddess Hathor, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Relief depicting the God Horus on left and the Goddess Hathor on right, Temple of Horus

Relief depicting the God Horus on left and the Goddess Hathor on right, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Relief depicting the God Anubis, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

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

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Relief of a Priest, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Relief of a Priest, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Relief depicting Horus on left, Pylon, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Relief depicting Horus on left, Pylon, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Relief depicting the Pharaoh slaying enemies, Pylon, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt

Relief depicting the Pharaoh slaying enemies, Pylon, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Granite falcons, Pylon, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Granite falcons, Pylon, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Egypt, Aswan Governorate, Edfu, Temple of Horus, Entrance and pylon

Egypt, Aswan Governorate, Edfu, Temple of Horus, Entrance and pylon
Egypt - Idfu (Edfu). Temple of Horus. Entrance and pylon

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Egypt - Edfu. Ptolemaic era (305 b. c. -30 b. c. ). Temple of Horus. Pronaos

Egypt - Edfu. Ptolemaic era (305 b. c. -30 b. c. ). Temple of Horus. Pronaos
Egypt - Edfu. Ptolemaic era (305 b.C. -30 b.C.). Temple of Horus. Pronaos, statue of God Horus as falcon wearing the double crown of Egypt

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Egypt, Edfu, Temple of Horus, pronaos with statue of god Horus in form of hawk surrounded by

Egypt, Edfu, Temple of Horus, pronaos with statue of god Horus in form of hawk surrounded by double crown
Egypt - Edfu - Temple of Horus. The pronaos with a statue of the god Horus in the form of a hawk surrounded by the double crown. Ptolemaic Period

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Temple of Horus, Idfu, Aswan, Egypt

Temple of Horus, Idfu, Aswan, Egypt

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Giant figures and hieroglyphs on pylons of main entrance to Temple of Horus, at Edfu

Giant figures and hieroglyphs on pylons of main entrance to Temple of Horus, at Edfu, Egypt

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Pylons and main entrance to Temple of Horus, at Edfu, Egypt

Pylons and main entrance to Temple of Horus, at Edfu, Egypt

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Statue of falcon, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Statue of falcon, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Bas relief on the walls, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Bas relief on the walls, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Horus Temple, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Horus Temple, Edfu, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Detail, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Upper Egypt, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Detail, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Upper Egypt, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageTemple Of Horus Collection: Temple of Horus, Edfu, Upper Egypt, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Temple of Horus, Edfu, Upper Egypt, Egypt, North Africa, Africa




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The Temple of Horus, located in Edfu, Egypt, stands as a magnificent testament to the ancient Egyptian civilization. As you enter this sacred site, your eyes are immediately drawn to the intricate bas reliefs adorning its walls. On the left side, the graceful Goddess Hathor is depicted with her divine presence radiating from every stroke of the artist's chisel. On the right side stands God Horus himself, his majestic figure exuding power and protection. Step further into this architectural marvel and you find yourself standing in awe within the sanctuary of Horus. The air is thick with reverence as you gaze upon a relief of this revered deity - his hawk-like features capturing both strength and wisdom. It becomes clear why he was chosen as Osiris' protector. As you explore deeper into this hallowed space, your eyes are captivated by stunning ceiling art created by Viet Chu. The vibrant colors and intricate patterns transport you back in time to an era where artistry knew no bounds. Outside, towering columns rise towards the heavens like sentinels guarding their sacred ground. These columns bear witness to centuries of worship and devotion that have taken place within these walls. In black-and-white photographs dating back to 1842-44 captured by Joseph Philibert Girault De Prangey, we catch glimpses of Edfu's grandeur through time's lens: from a vestibule that beckons visitors with its mysterious allure to a general view that showcases its impressive scale. Finally, step inside for an intimate glimpse into history itself - an interior filled with shadows whispering tales untold but felt deeply within one's soul. The Temple of Horus in Edfu stands not only as a physical structure but also as a gateway connecting us to our past. Its beauty transcends borders; it belongs not just to Egypt or North Africa but indeed all humanity who seeks knowledge and understanding about our shared heritage.