Pope confirms Philly trip for families conference

The Temple of the Birth of Isis at Dendera (I)
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AWIB-ISAW: The Temple of the Birth of Isis at Dendera (I)
The standing Iseum or Birth of Isis Temple at Dendera, located directly behind the main Temple to Hathor, was built on a surviving Ptolemaic structure but was decorated under Augustus. The temples layout is unqiue with its main structure and hypostyle hall facing east while the inner rooms face north towards the Temple of Hathor. by Kyera Giannini (2009)
copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with permission)
photographed place: Tentyra (Dendera) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/786127/]

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

Organizers of the World Meeting of Families for months were coy when asked if Pope Francis would come to Philadelphia for the massive Roman Catholic-sponsored gathering.
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