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Temple of Horus at Edfu, Egypt. The Pylon was erected by Ptolemy IX (116-107 BC) before he was ousted from power by his brother Alexander (Ptolemy X Alexander I 107-88 BC), who was later usurped by another ruler (Ptolemy IX Soter II 88-80 BC), for its exterior reliefs show Ptolemy XII Neos Dionysos (80-58 BC) smiting foes before Horus the Elder.
The entrance pylons and the
peristyle court and were added, and finally completed in the reign of Ptolemy
XII, the father of the last Cleopatra (Cleopatra VII