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Ancient Edfu (Behdet)
In Upper Egypt 100 kilometres south of Luxor on the left Nile bank is the city of Edfu, the former Egyptian capital. Here can be found also the remainder of the early Necropolis and Mastaba from the 6th Dynasty.
The chief god of the city of ancient times was Horus of the Winged Disk called the Behdetite. His consort was Hathor of Dandarah whose statue during the late empire was brought to Edfu annually by boat on a ceremonial visit .....