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Horus Temple : The Birth House

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The Birth House


Outside of the Temple Walls is a Birth House dedicated to the birth of the God Horus which was built by Pharaoh Ptolemy VIII and decorated by his successor, Pharaoh Ptolemy IX.

Come with me as I guide you round the Layout of this stunning Temple. To do this, simply click on the part of the Temple below you would like to visit:



The Pylon         The Forecourt         Outer Hypostyle Hall         Inner Hypostyle Hall & Corridor

Inner Sanctum         Passage of Victory & Nilometer         Birth House


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