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Dionysos: Temple of Sobek-Re: winged sun disk motif on lintel
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Lintel at entrance to Temple of Sobek-Re at Qasr Qarun





The Temple of Sobek-Re at Qasr Qarun in Dionysos  is shown here after the restoration of its facade.  The structure dates from the early Ptolemaic period, built at about 320-300 BC. Carved on the lintel is a typical motif from the Ptolemaic period, the winged sun disk. Originally this had two cobra heads emerging from a ball placed in the center of the wings.  Similar carvings are found on the entrance lintels of Ptolemaic temples throughout Egypt and Lower Nubia.
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