Location: This temple is located in Dendara city, north of Luxor about 28 miles from Luxor. It takes about 00:45 minutes.

Who built it? This temple was one of the temples built first by the Ptolemies, Ptolemy XII and Cleopatra II , then the Roman continue the decoration

Why Temple of Hathor Egypt was built?

It was built in order to show their dedication to the Egyptian Gods and Goddess, specially Goddess Hathour, Goddess of joy, music, and love.

Explanation : Although it is unfinished monument, it is considered the best preserved one together with Edfu Temple. In this temple you will get
through the Roman Gateway.

To the right of it there is Roman Birth House, also in this Temple you can visit its roof which is one of the few Temple which allows the visitor to visit. At the back of the temple there is a small temple honored to Isis and Hathour. There is also a palm tree which is grown in the sacred lack which unfinished.

The first division on the eastern side depicts goddess Nut, goddess of the sky, bending herself towards the earth and the sun disc is seen shining on the Temple and the mask of Hathor.

Next to this is a representation of the sun boat and star goddess and next to sun boat the western ceiling shows a divine in a perfect representation of the zodiac signs, which makes this temple one of the most famous temples.

The original zodiac is in the Louvre museum. The twelve figures of the ram, the bull, the heavenly twins, the crab, the lion, Virgo, the scales, the scorpion, the archer, the goat, the watering pots and fishes with glittering tails.

 

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