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Dendera



Dendera
Introduction

1. Court

2. Exterior of temple

3. Columns and ceiling

4. Dark interior

5. Roof with sanctuaries

6. A chubby Cleopatra

7. Sacred lake

8. Roman Birth House

9. Sanatorium

10. Iseum

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DENDERA
Roman Birth House

Dendera, Egypt


Dendera, Egypt

The Roman Birth House was built as a substitute for the Birth House of Nectanebo, which was cut in two after they had built a new wall around the temple of Hathor. There are some fine carvings on the wall, but much has been destroyed by Coptic iconoclasts.



By Tore Kjeilen