The temple lies in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo, 45 km north of Assuan, and was built in the Ptolemaic period between the second and first centuries B.C. The temple actually consists of two temples, one dedicated to the Egyptian falcon headed god Horus, the solar war god, and the other one to the Egyptian crocodile god Sobek, who controlled the waters. Not much of the temple is left nowadays, due first to the changing Nile, then the Copts who once used it as a church, and finally by builders who used the stones for new buildings.

01 Front view of the temple with main entrance 02 Bas-relief with the crocodile god Sobek 03 Side view of the temple with main entrance 04 Column with bas-relief of pharaoh 05 Column with bas-relief of pharaoh
06 Column with bas-reliefs 07 Column with bas-reliefs 08 Front view of the temple with main entrance 09 Inside the temple 10 Bas-relief
11 Hypostyle hall with columns 12 Column in the hypostyle hall 13 View of the Nile in Kom Ombo
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