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Edfu is situated about 65 Miles north of Aswan. The town was known as Tbot by the early Egyptians, by the Greeks as Apollinopolis Magna and as Atbo during Coptic times, The main attraction in Edfu is the Temple of Horus, which is considered by most to be the best preserved cult temple in Egypt. During the reign of King Ptolemy III (237 B.C.), the construction of Edfu temple began, yet it was not finished until (57 B.C), According to the Egyptian myths, it was the place where the falcon-headed god Horus revenged the murder of his father Osiris by killing Seth. Edfu played a great role in religious and commercial which leads this city to be the capital of the second Nome of Upper Egypt and producer for sugar and pottery

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