The Well at Kom Ombo
AWIB-ISAW: The Well at Kom Ombo
A deep well at the Ptolemaic temple at Kom Ombo, which functioned as a nilometer. The well is also thought to have been used in the ritual worship of the crocodile. by Iris Fernandez (2009)
copyright: 2009 Iris Fernandez (used with permission)
photographed place: Omboi (Kom Ombo) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/606346]
Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].