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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
Sanatorium

Dendera, Egypt

As the goddess Hathor was powerful enough to heal the sick, many suffering from diseases came to her temple to stay. The sanatorium served as a sort of primitive hospital; cures were prescribed from dreams induced by narcotics.



By Tore Kjeilen