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Her name means "Embracing Lady", she was probably of Nubian origin and worshipped in the 1st cataract area. The name of Anuket has been found together with Satis on a great number of inscriptions from quarry expeditions in that area. In later times...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
The falcon, soaring with outstretched wings was already in Predynastic times seen as the sky-god, his eyes were called the sun and the moon. The sky, the sun and the falcon were at this time equaled with the king and out of this came the symbol of the winged...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Worshipped in the form of a ram in early New Kingdom, later as a man with a ram's head. At Elephantine he was guardian of the source of the Nile and thought to cause the inundation. He and his consort Satis and Anuket, their divine child, made up the...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Sobek, Sebek, or (Gr:)Suchos, meaning crocodile. Lord of stretches of water and of fishes. There are several deities for water, Sobek being the most important. Son of Neith and Osiris or of Neith and Seth. His cult rose in the Twelfth Dynasty in the Fayum...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Goddess of war and battles, consort of Ptah. Hathor took Sekhmet's shape when she made war on men. Sekhmet is usually portrayed as a woman with the head of a lioness, sometimes brandishing a knife in an upraised hand. Her name means the powerful. Sekhmet's...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian

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Renewable energy developers edged out in Egypt's Kom Ombo solar project
Egypt had originally announced that it would tender 10 projects totaling 20 megawatts each for the Kom Ombo solar photovoltaic (PV) scheme in Upper Egypt. It has now opted to consolidate those into one utility-scale project totalling 200MW, the ...
Luxor Temple is one of Egypt's great attractions but visitors need to be
They should see the soaring temple columns at Edfu and Kom Ombo, and the painted hieroglyphics as bright as day. They should wander the centuries-old streets of Islamic Cairo that remind one of the power of the dynasties once based here.
'Komma' initiative aims to address stereotypes, issues in Nubia
Most Nubians had to leave their homes and move to Kom Ombo, which we call 'Hell Terrain' because of the high temperatures there and its long distance from the Nile. We don't have enough schools, and we have severe problems related to healthcare, ...
Egypt: Second oil find produces on Kom Ombo block
The discovery well of the newly found West Al Baraka field in southern Egypt's Kom Ombo basin has averaged 120-250 b/d of light oil since being placed on extended test in December 2012, said Sea Dragon Energy Inc., Calgary. Egypt's Petroleum Ministry ...
Sturm richtet Schäden am Kom Ombo Tempel an
In Teilen Ägyptens spielte in den letzten Tagen das Wetter verrückt. Starke Regenfälle gingen in Oberägypten und der Sinai-Halbinsel herunter. Die Straßen von Luxor zum Roten Meer mussten wegen überfluteter Straßen gesperrt werden.

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