The temple of the Egyptian goddess Hathor in Dendera was built during the Ptolemaic period in the first century BC. It is located in the city of Dendera not far away from Qena, in the upper Nile valley, about 90km north of Luxor. The temple compound extends over an area of 200m x 100m and comprises a number of structures. The main Hathor temple has a hall with many columns. On the Roman birth house there are bas-reliefs of the goddess Hathor breast-feeding a boy.

01 Main temple 02 Main temple 03 Bas-relief of Egyptian god Bes 04 Gate 05 Roman birth house
06 Goddess Hathor bas-reliefs on Roman birth house 07 Goddess Hathor bas-reliefs on Roman birth house 08 Goddess Hathor bas-reliefs on Roman birth house 09 Roman birth house 10 Columns of Roman birth house
11 Columns of Roman birth house 12 Hathor and Horus bas-reliefs 13 Kiosk with columns
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