Kiosk of Kertassi

It is a building of Two Hathor-headed capped columns flank the entrance. The rest are an architrave with 4 columns; 2 connected with each other, the other 2 with a crossbeam. The capitals of the columns contain fine carvings of date palms and grape vines.

Location:

It is situated south of Kalabsha temple , due to the rising waters of Lake Nasser after the construction of the High Aswan Dam, it was moved to another place the same as all the Nubian monument .

 

Who built it?

It was built during the Greek Roman period.

 

Why it was built?

It was built to dedicate Goddess Isis.


Explanation:

It is a building of Two Hathor-headed capped columns flank the entrance. The rest are an architrave with 4 columns; 2 connected with each other, the other 2 with a crossbeam. The capitals of the columns contain fine carvings of date palms and grape vines.

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