Temple of Kom Ombo

The unique double temple of Sobek (crocodile) and Haroeris (falcon) in Kom Ombo dates from about 180 BC during the Ptolemaic era; Additions were made into Roman times. It was not only a sanctuary to both deities but also some kind of a health centre. Following hieroglyphs in the complex some, for those days, very complex surgery was performed by the attending Priests.