" First Hypostyle Hall" Temple of Horus Things to Do Tip by Kuznetsov_Sergey

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  Edfu - Temple of Horus - First Hypostyle Hall
by Kuznetsov_Sergey
 
  • Edfu - Temple of Horus - First Hypostyle Hall - Temple of Horus
      Edfu - Temple of Horus - First Hypostyle Hall
    by Kuznetsov_Sergey
  • Edfu - Temple of Horus - First Hypostyle Hall - Temple of Horus
      Edfu - Temple of Horus - First Hypostyle Hall
    by Kuznetsov_Sergey
  • Edfu - Temple of Horus - First Hypostyle Hall - Temple of Horus
      Edfu - Temple of Horus - First Hypostyle Hall
    by Kuznetsov_Sergey
  • Edfu - Temple of Horus - First Hypostyle Hall - Temple of Horus
      Edfu - Temple of Horus - First Hypostyle Hall
    by Kuznetsov_Sergey
  • Edfu - Temple of Horus - First Hypostyle Hall - Temple of Horus
      Edfu - Temple of Horus - First Hypostyle Hall
    by Kuznetsov_Sergey
 

The Hypostyle Hall represents the rectangular hall with roof, which is supported by 12 columns. On both sides of the entrance of the Hypostyle hall stands a statue of Horus of Behdet, which takes the shape of a falcon, also this hall is known as the outer Hypostyle Hall.

The facade of the first hypostyle hall has images honoring Horus and Hathor. As you enter the Great Hall, you will notice the use of light. Even though the temple was build over hundreds of years, it is very harmonious, and ebbs and flow of lighting was certainly purposeful, portraying a feeling of mystery. There are two small rooms just inside the hall, a robbing room on the west and a library to the east where the priest would obtain the religious orders of the day. You may see scenes within this Hall offering the temple foundation ceremonies.

You may see the Temple of Horus Main Hypostile Hall on my Edfu Temple of Horus Main Hypostile Hall 2.00 minute VIDEO CLIP with MJay Backwards Classicalism music.

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  • Updated Aug 17, 2007
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