02 December 2008

Kom Ombo - Horus the Elder

Wall relief of Horus emerging from the shadow. Horus was the son of Osiris and Isis and fought Set for the throne of Egypt bestowing divinity on the pharoahs, since all pharoahs were believed to be incarnations of the living Horus.

For info on Horus: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horus
For info on Kom Ombo: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temple_of_Kom_Ombo

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