THE TEMPLE OF ISIS
The temple of
ISIS also called the Philae temple was built to glorify the goddess ISIS-mother
of Horus and wife of Osiris-.
last temple forged in the classical Egyptian style.
Ptolemy II in the midst of the second century B.C and finished by the Roman
Isis was one of
the most relevant and influential divine figures of ancient Egypt: known as
“Queen of the gods” related to the protection of kings, life-giving, and
the myth of ISIS, after the death of her husband Osiris ,who was
killed and cut into fourteen pieces by his brother Seth, she gathered his body
and brought him back to life again with her incredible magical power.
The temple was
located at Philae but due to the continuous flooding, it was facing a great risk of damage. Thus, a
UNESCO project relocated the temple
to the Agilkia
island away from the river