HISTORY OF EGYPTIAN ARCHITECTURE
: Temples in Island of Philae (relocated to Island of Agilkia in 1972-1980), 13th Dynasty to Roman period, c.380 B.C.-2nd century. ; Agilkia, Egypt.
Temple of Isis; Mammisi (Birth House) and the first Pylon.
- The Birth House is a peripteral building (surrounded on four sides by colums with with capitals terminating in Hathor sistrums) with three rooms preceeded by a naos. Isis and her son Horus, whose birth, childhood and education are narrated in the were worshipped in the Mammisi.
Temple of Isis, from northeast.
Photo: Shoji Hiramatsu
[No.1]Temple of Isis
: [No.2]Temple of Isis, 1st Pylon
[No.3]Temple of Isis, Doromos
: [No.4]Temple of Isis, courtyard, 2nd Pylon
[No.5]Temple of Isis, Hypostyle Hall
: [No.6]Temple of Isis, Mammisi, Site view
[No.7]Pavillion of Trajan, Temple of Hathor
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