Sobek, Crocodile God, Kom Ombo temple : Temple dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek (god of fertility and creator of the world with Hathor and Khonsu) and to the falcon god Haroeris.

The ankh, also known as key of life, was the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic character that read 'eternal life'; Egyptian gods are often portrayed carrying it by its loop, or bearing one in each hand, arms crossed over their chest.

Hatshepsut; Egypt; Egyptian Museum; Cairo, detail from statue of Hathor with suckling Amenhotep II, in Shrine dedicated to Hathor by Thutmosis III, 18th dynasty; New Kingdom; Luxor

The Lion Temple at Naqa. The distinctively brown in colour temple was built by King Natakamani. Known for his passion for arts, Natakamani left a number of buildings and temples. The front of this Lion Temple depicts the king and his wife Amanitore in separate scenes, holding their enemies by the hair while ready to deal a crushing blow.

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