Egypt uncovers complete zodiac signs at the Temple of Esna



Sun, 19 Mar 2023 - 04:56 GMT


Sun, 19 Mar 2023 - 04:56 GMT

A team of restorers from the Supreme Council of Antiquities succeeded in revealing, for the first time, a zodiac signs on the roof of the hall located at the southern side of the Esna Temple, in addition to scenes of deities and animals that appear for the first time.




This discovery took place during the project of recording, documenting and restoring the Esna temple and showing its original colors, which is being carried out by the Egyptian-German archaeological mission. 

Dr. Mostafa Waziry,  Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, stressed that these zodiac inscriptions were not present in the previous and only scientific publication of the Temple of Esna which was made by the French Egyptologist Serge Sauneron the matter that added a new important aspect to this temple and its unique inscriptions.



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