The temple is dedicated to the falcon god Horus and was built in the Ptolemaic period between 237 and 57 BCE, the Graeco-Roman Period. It had been buried in the sand and the French re-discovered it. The Efu Temple lies near the banks of the river Nile.
This is a long shot of the temple as one goes towards it.
The pillars of the temple with a main wall behind it. A lot of it is in ruins today.
A close look at the ruins of the temple with the intricately carved pillars.
A closer look at the beautiful ancient art on the walls of the temple.
Another view of the inside hall of the temple. The roof is gone.
And inner sanctum which houses a mummy and the falcon god guarding it.
You might also like Designs and wall paintings from the Edfu Temple in Egypt or check out photos of some other Egyptian Temples like the Temple and statues of Queen Hatshepsut of Egypt or Karnak Temple and Pillar Designs
Or you might like to see pictures of The River Nile
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