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Hypostyle hall of Hathor temple (2007-05-285)

Dendera Temple, Egypt. It is one of the best preserved complexes in Egypt. The main temple, namely Hathor temple (historically, called the Temple of Tentyra). The temple has been modified on the same site dating as far back as the Middle Kingdom, having modification done it up to the Roman emperor Trajan. The temple construction is estimated at the 1st century BC. The existing structure was built no later than the late Ptolemaic period. The temple, dedicated to Hathor, is one of the best preserved temples in all Egypt. Subsequent additions were added in Roman times.

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Taken on May 17, 2007