This temple of Hathor and Nefertari is known as the Small Temple. It is Iocated about one hundred meters northeast of the Great Temple. It was built by Ramesses II who dedicated it to the goddess Hathor, the lady of Ebshek and to his chief consort, Nefertari. This was in fact the second time in […]

The Temple of Dendera Dendera is the Arabic name for the ancient Egyptian town Iwn or Iwnt. In the Late Period, the epithet “tꜣ-ntrt” which means “the land of the goddess”, refers to goddess Hathor, the chief goddess of Dendera. In the Graeco-Roman Period, Dendera was called Tentira. Dendera is situated on the edge of […]

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