Philae & Abu Simbel 

Temple of Philae has the Temple of Isis .  The island of Philae has an important place of pilgrimage for worshippers until long into the Christian Era.  From Philae , Isis was said to watch over the sacred island Of Biga , one of the mythical burial sites of her husband Osiris.  

To the west lies the Gate of Hadrian, which was completed on the 24th August AD ~94, with use of Egypt ís last hieroglyphics.

 

Boat to Philae - Nile

Across the Nile to Philae Island

                                 

                                                                                          

                                  

                                 

Philae

                               

 

                               

                           

                         

         

                         

                         

                         

                          

                         

                                                                            Perfume Mill

   

Hadrian  Gate   

                      

                       

                       

                      

"Oldest Picture of a Baseball Player........"

                       

                       

          Water Stains on Pillars While Aswan Dam Waters Rose             Christian Defaced 

                        

                         

                         

                        

                       

                                                   Hadrian's Gate                                             Old Fort on Hill on Bank

                      

 

 

Abu Simbel - Town 

Perfumery 

 

                               

Street Scene

                       

Quarry & Unfinished Oblisk

                     

 

 

Nile - Boat to Aswan to Aswan Botanical Gardens

                                  

                                                                                

 

Grave Sites Along Nile 

 

                                          

 

                                            

                                       

                                      

                                                                     

                            

                                                                           

Philae at Night

 

                                  

                                    

Aswan Airport

Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel is hewn out of a solid cliff.  In the 13th century BC, the Great Temple of Abu Simbel  

and was built to honour Ramses II.