Egypt Photos 2: Aswan and Kom Ombo


Temple of Isis, Philae, Aswan

Ptolemaic period (late in Egyptian history)



Unfinished Obelisk, Aswan granite quarry

The gigantic obelisk (New Kingdom) was abandoned when a crack appeared in it.



Felucca, Aswan



A mummy we found in a pile of dirt and pottery shards on Elephantine Island, Aswan.

Bones, wrapped in linen cloth.



Spice shop in the Aswan market



Camel and White Egret, Aswan West Bank



Nubian Village, Aswan West Bank



Temple of Sobek and Horus at Kom Ombo

Ptolemaic Period. (Sobek was the crocodile god).



Hieroglyph for giving birth, Kom Ombo



Temple of Hatshepsut, West Bank of Luxor



Colossi of Memnon, Luxor West Bank

- actually huge statues of Amenhotep III

at the front of his now-ruined mortuary temple.