Ptolemaic Relief of Horus and Ta-Sent-Nefer in Kom Ombo Temple in Kom Ombo, Egypt

In the center of this Ptolemaic relief in the northern section of the Kom Ombo Temple, Egypt, is Horus wearing the pschent crown. As the falcon god and patron of lower Egypt, he embodied the sky, sun and moon. His eye was the symbol of protection, royal power and good health. On the left is Ta-Sent-Nefer, his companion. Her name meant “the good sister.” On the right is King Ptolemy VI, the son of Cleopatra. The temple was built from 180 to 47 BC.


Kom Ombo, Nagoa Ash Shatb, Markaz Deraw, Aswan Governorate, Egypt


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