Edfu and Kom Ombo

Down the Nile



Kom Ombo at Night

Kom Ombo, where in ancient times sacred crocodiles basked in the sun on the river bank. The Temple of Ornbo is unique in all of Egypt and is shared by the two gods Sobek and Horis.


Crocodile Mummy 

One of the exceptionally few places one can see

  wood used to join the blocks of stone















Temple of Edfu, a Greek-built monument to Horus, falcon-headed son of Osiris, took about 200 years to complete and has helped fill in many gaps of knowledge about the Pharaonic architecture that if imitates.