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Kom Ombo: Temple relief of Horus in Hypostyle Hall (1895)

Relief of Horus and other gods in the Hypostyle Hall (de Morgan 1895).

This rendering from Jacques de Morgan's (1895) report on his excavations at Kom Ombo shows a relief from the west side of the Hypostyle Hall in the Temple of Horus. The hawk-headed deity Horus is shown in two figures at right, standing behind the lion-headed goddess Sekhmet.

Facing them, from left to right, are the ibis-headed god Thoth, the goddess Isis, and her son Osiris. The relief dates from ca. 180-50 BC, during the Ptolemaic era.

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