Tuesday, September 22, 2009
TRAVEL THE WORLD - KOM OMBO, EGYPT
The photo was taken in 2004 in the temple of Kom Ombo, located about 50 kilometers north of Aswan. Horus, shown on the left, is the Egyptian god of the sky and of war. He was one of the most significant of the gods. On the right is Hathor, protector of women and goddess of feminine love, motherhood and joy. She was one of the most popular gods. The temple dates from the 2nd Century BC. It is very interesting when visiting Egypt to hear of the ancient religion and the many stories about the various gods.