Deir Shelwit, Isis Temple
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The remains of a small Roman Temple dedicated to Isis is opened since January 2014 for the general public.
This Roman temple was built between the 1st and 2nd centuries CE in honor of the goddes Isis. Many emperors, over a period of approximately 100 years addet to the temple, and it is one of the last in Egypt to have had a government building campaign.
The naos, or sanctuary, is extensively decorated with scenes of Roman emperors making offerings to the gods. Hadrian is the main king represented, although cartouches for Antonius Pius are present as well.
The Propylon is decorated with scenes of the king making offerings to various gods. A collection of roman emperors are depicted here, particularly Galba, Otho and Vespian.
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