Most of the carvings in this temple date to the Greeco-Roman Period. They tell the stories of the goddess Isis
her husband Osiris
, and their son Horus
. They also show the King interacting with the gods.
An early Christian alter. Isis wraps her wings in a protective gesture around Osiris, her mummified husband.
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The International Rescue of Philae.
Photo: Island of Philae, Egypt, showing ancient temple, c1880
Photo: Philae, the 'Pearl of Egypt' - bathed by the sacred Nile, people, sailboa
Egypt 1915 Realphoto Postcard: Temple of Isis, Island of Philae on the Nile - 1
Photo: 1851 Map showing principle ruins, Philae Island, Egypt
EGYPT. Philae 1912 old antique vintage print picture
Photo: Africa, 1920-1930, Ruins of colonnade, Island of Philae, sand
EGYPT. General view of Philae from the Island of Biggeh, antique print, 1880
EGYPT. Nile-view Philae c1885 old antique vintage print picture
*Egypt Postcard-"Temple at Philae (Island) ...Columns in Front of The 1st Pylon"
Photo: Reproduction,Island of Philae,Temples,Island of Bigeh,Egypt,c1904,Archaeo