Kom Ombo Temple Egypt
The Ptolemaic temple of Kom Ombo is located on the banks of the Nile River near the town of Kom Ombo (Ancient Egypt city of Nubt)
The southern half of the temple was dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world with Hathor and Khonsu, while the northern part part of the temple was dedicated to the falcon god Haroeris, also known as Horus the Elder, along "with Tasenetnofret (the Good Sister, a special form of Hathor) and Panebtawy (Lord of the Two Lands).
The temple is atypical as everything is perfectly symmetrical along the main axis.
The temple was started by Ptolemy VI Philometor (180-145 BC) at the beginning of his reign and added to by other Ptolemys, most notably Ptolemy XIII (51-47 BC), who built the inner and outer hypostyle halls.
The scene on the inner face of the rear wall of the temple is of particular interest, and represents a set of surgical instruments qv
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