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Description of EgyptNotes and Views in Egypt and Nubia$
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Edward William Lane

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9789774245251

Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5743/cairo/9789774245251.001.0001

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Dendooʼr, Gurʼf Hhoseyʼn, Dekʼkeh, &c.

Dendooʼr, Gurʼf Hhoseyʼn, Dekʼkeh, &c.

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(p.475) Chapter XXXV. Dendooʼr, Gurʼf Hhoseyʼn, Dekʼkeh, &c.
Source:
Description of Egypt
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Jason Thompson

Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774245251.003.0036

This chapter describes in detail the scenery above Ckala'b'sheh. It also discusses the temple of the district, Dendoo'r. On the western side (Ghur'b Dendoo'r) is a temple of small dimensions and of the same age as the main part of the great temple of Ckala'b'sheh; the reign of Augustus. On the opposite side of the river is a small village called Gur'f Hhosey'n (or Jur'f Hhosey'n). Here is a large rock-temple, of the reign of Rameses 2nd. This chapter also describes the temple of Dek'keh, and the remains opposite Dek'keh. Furthermore, it talks about the little temple of Ckoor'tch and the ruins of M'hhar'ruck'ah. Here, very near to the bank of the river, on the western side, is a ruined temple of the least ancient class. Finally, the chapter describes the scenery between M'hhar'ruck'ah and Wa'dee es-Sooboo'.

Keywords:   Ckala'b'sheh, Dendoo'r, Gur'f Hhosey'n, Rameses, Dek'keh

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