Temple of Kom Ombo

The name “Kom Ombo” comes from two parts; the first is “kum” meaning “hill”; the second is “ambo”, which is defined as “anbo” or “nobo” ie gold, as this region controls the roads leading to the gold mines, Named “Ba-Subek”, the seat of Sobek, where he had worked since pre-family times.
Kom Ombo Temple is located on a high hill overlooking the eastern bank of the Nile. The temple dates back to the era of Ptolemy VI, but construction and engravings continued until the reign of Ptolemy XII. The temple of Kom Ombo is one of the most important temples in Egypt because of its architectural and religious excellence, where it is dedicated to two worshipers, Sobek and Horus. The temple is divided into two imaginary sections. The northern part of the temple is devoted to worshipers of the sacred triad of Horus. . The temple was also distinguished by a series of important views, including the division of the temple by the goddess Maat, the goddess of truth and justice, as well as a collection of surgical and medical instruments and a list of feasts held in the temple.

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