Kom Ombo Temple



Located in Kom Ombo town, 45 km north of Aswan. It is built on a hillside overlooking the river Nile. This temple was constructed in the Ptolemaic/Roman era for the dual worship of one of the falcon-headed gods, Re-Haroeris and Sobek, the crocodile god. It is noted for relief engravings on its walls which show ancient surgical tools, bone saws and dentistry tools. Nearby there are three mummified crocodiles in Hathor’s chapel. Near Kom Ombo you can visit the camel market held every Tuesday in Darow, where camels brought from north Sudan are sold