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Lyons, Henry G.
A report on the island and temples of Philae — London, 1896

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APPENDIX "A."

AZIMUTHS OF TEMPLE AXES.

Temple.

Azimuth.

Amplitude.

Altitude of Horizon.

How Determined.

Isis (M), north portion ...

212° 5'

57° oo S. of W.

+ 1° 12'-5

6" Theodolite.

,, Hall of Columns

207° 42'

62° 18' S. of W.

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! 1

,, Great pylon

196° 30'

73° 30' S. of W.

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Isis Usret (X), north room

193° 0'

77° 0' S. of W.

+ 1° 30'-9

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,, „ rooms 2 and 3 ...

194° 10'

75° 50' S. of W.

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„ ,, door of room 3 )
,, „ to door in pylon )

194° 41'

75s 19' S. of W.

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Temple of ITathor (G)

289° 24'

19° 24' X. ofW.

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Temple of Xectanebo (A)

13° 28'

76° 32' X. of E.



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The Kiosk (K) ...............

93° 25'

3° 25' S. of E.

+ 4° 3'-5

n

Temple of Ar-hes-nefer (B)

284° 30'

14° 30' N. of W.



3" Compass.

Temple (C)...

183° 40'

86° 20' S. of W.





Temple of Imhotep (F) ...

187° 20'

82° 40' S. of W.





Temple of Har-ned-iotcf (0)

121° 20'

31° 20' S. of E.





Xote.—The Azimuths of the Temple of Isis Usret (X) were taken between each pair of doorways from north to south, and the mean value
of the principal divisions of the temple arc given above, as the doorways, etc., wore somewhat worn. The actual values obtained were—

Back wall to door 1
Door 1 to door 2

2 3

3 4

,, 5 to north side of pylon
North side to south side of pylon

Amplitude

77° 0'-2 8 of W.

75° 51'-8

75° 47'7

75° 19'-0

76° 15-3

75° 19'-8
 
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