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The beautiful Philae temple. Lots of stories behind this one, worth seeing again and again. A lot of cultures in this temple and they have all left their mark. - Picture of Egyptian Sam, Luxor

Photo: The beautiful Philae temple. Lots of stories behind this one, worth seeing again and again. A lot of cultures in this temple and they have all left their mark.

The beautiful Philae temple.  Lots of stories behind this one, worth seeing again and again.  A lot of cultures in this temple and they have all left their mark.
Samuel pointing out the very FIRST written calendar, showing us the symbols for days, weeks and months - a little different than the roman calendar as the ancient Egyptians only had 3 seasons.  Very informational!  This is not the type of thing you can just look up.
Samuel pointed out to us angles most people miss when they go by themselves.  Along the cruise there were random cartouches carved as if to point out the way to the temple.  They were an ancient form of graffiti!
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Irma Tchamourian wrote a review Jul 2021
8 contributions6 helpful votes
+1
I don't know where to start. This was my first time in Egypt, even though my mom and entire family is from here. I have been hearing about how beautiful Egypt is, the rich and beautiful historical sights but in all honesty - Sam our tour guide brought everything to life as if
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Date of experience: July 2021
Response from egyptian_sam_74, Tour guide and Egyptologist at Egyptian Sam
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you so much my friend for this beautiful review and I hope to see you again and promise you that in every visit you will find a new information because always I update my knowledge with the new excavations. waiting for you to get amazing pictures Thank you.
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