Waving for Baksheesh

Waving For Baksheesh

Kom Ombo Temple, Egypt

On the east bank of the Nile, just north of Aswan, Kom Ombo’s Greco-Roman temple was originally built between 205-180 BCE, during the reign of King Ptolemy V.  A large portion of the temple, including the hypostyle hall where this picture was taken, was constructed between 81-96 BCE, during the reign of the Roman Emperor Tiberius.  The temple is dedicated to the the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus.

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ancient, architecture, Egypt

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Thanks so much. It took a bit of work. The original so much contrast between the light and dark areas I had to play with it.

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Thanks, Helen. I really had to play with the original to achieve a balanced light. In the original, you can barely see the man in the background. I am happy with the end result. 🙂

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