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Temple of Hathor at Dendara

The temple here, while it looks like those at Karnak and Luxor, is a much later building. The Romans an the Ptolemies built this enormous temple between 125 BCE and CE 60. Earlier temples on the site include one build by Pepi I in the 6th Dynasty, and a serie sof Greco-Roman chapels and buildings that were a populate pigrimate spot.

The temple is deicated to Hathor, and built to mimic the earlier pharaonic temples. It is the bets preserved temple that we saw, including a nearly copmlete roof that give the whole place a completely different feel than the open ruined temples we've been seeing.


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