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Not everybody in Egypt is interested in temples


Looking at the columns and the first pylon from the inner yard

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Relief on a temple wall


Looking towards the Augustus pagoda


The altar deep within the temple

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Entering the temple

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A socalled Nile-o-meter which helped determine the height of the Nile and calculate the taxes accordingly


This pagoda was built by the Roman emperor Augustus


Colonnade within the temple


Reliefs on the 1st pylon showing the king offering to Isis, Nephthys, Horus and Harthor

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Side view of the first pylon


Outer pillars and yard of the Philae temple


Approaching Philae island


At the harbor on the way to the Philae temple