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Egypt: Temple of Dendera - Smit & Palarczyk
[EGYPT 29601]<br /> 'Harsomptus in Dendera.'<br /> <br /> A relief in the Hathor Temple at Dendera shows the god Harsomptus (also called Ihy) sitting on a throne. He was the child of Hathor of Dendera and Horus of Edfu. During a yearly festival Hathor traveled from Dendera to Edfu where she met Horus and conceived their child Harsomptus.<br /> The relief is located on the (interior) eastern wall of the outer hypostyle hall of the temple and dates from the first century AD. Photo Paul Smit.