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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Dendara Temple Complex (Qina, Upper Egypt, Egypt)en_US
dc.coverage.temporalca. 100 BCE-14 CE (creation)en_US
dc.creatorunknownen_US
dc.date-100-14en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-12T19:30:37Z
dc.date.available2013-04-12T19:30:37Z
dc.date.issued-100-14en_US
dc.identifier208601en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 968en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/116475
dc.descriptionView showing the remains, depicting raised reliefs; Behind the Temple of Hathor is a temple commemorating the birth of Isis; its preserved parts, incorporating reused Ptolemaic blocks, date from the time of Augustus (reigned 27 BCE-14 CE). Its dual orientation is almost unique: the hypostyle halls (destroyed) faced the eastern gateway of the enclosure, while the sanctuary faces north towards the Temple of Hathor; the east wall of the inner part has a false door linking the two areas symbolically. The temple is compact, and the rooms flanking the sanctuary are scarcely more than corridors, but they are fully decorated. The sanctuary focuses on a unique scene of the birth of Isis, partly carved in high relief, which fills two registers; it was severely damaged in Early Christian times. Source: Grove Art Online; http://www.groveart.com/ (accessed 1/19/2008)en_US
dc.format.mediumstone; limestoneen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectdeitiesen_US
dc.subjectEgypt--Religionen_US
dc.subjectRoman Empireen_US
dc.subjectPtolemaicen_US
dc.subjectGreco-Romanen_US
dc.titleDendara Complex; Temple to the Birth of Isisen_US
dc.title.alternativeDendera Complex; Temple to the Birth of Isisen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A3-EG-D-4-A3en_US
vra.culturalContextEgyptian (ancient)en_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypeexcavation (site)en_US
vra.worktypetempleen_US
dc.contributor.displayunknown (Egyptian (ancient))en_US


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