Egypt: Kom Ombo Temple

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2nd century B.C. color. IMG_9524

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It was truly overwhelming to stand among all that ancient art. IMG_9531

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A woman having a baby, stained by all the hands that have touched it. IMG_9536  IMG_9539

They secured the walls by inserting wet wooden “plugs” into those holes.  The wood would swell, and help anchor the stones together.IMG_9540

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~ by collidescopes on May 6, 2013.

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