The Repository

“Hold my hand because I might disappear.”

"The temples of Philae rise from an island in the Nile just south of Aswan. Ptolemaic pharaohs constructed much of this complex, which served as a center of worship for the goddess Isis. Cleopatra identified herself with the popular deity, as did most of the dynasty’s queens."
Photograph by Jack Kotz
  • 26 February 2012
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