“The Decoration of the Temple of Repit in Athribis in Upper Egypt”
By: Professor Christian Leitz, Director of the Institute of Ancient Near Eastern Studies (IANES),
University of Tübingen, Germany
Tuesday, 4 October 2016; 4:00‒6:00 pm
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Main Entrance, Auditorium.
Lecture: Open to the Public, The lecture will be in English
This lecture represent the temple of the lion-goddess Repit and her husband Min-Re in Athribis is located about 15 km southwest of Sohag in Upper Egypt. In 2005 started a joint Egyptian-German mission with the documentation and restauration of this unique limestone monument. The lecture will focus on the decoration of the temple, presenting the highlights of the different rooms so far excavated and cleaned