Dendara


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Dendara

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Dendera

(both: dĕn`dərä), town, N Egypt, on the Nile River. Nearby is the site of the ancient Greek city of Tentyra. There is a large, well-preserved temple of HathorHathor
, in Egyptian religion, celestial goddess of love and festivity. The personification of the sky, she was represented as a star-studded cow or as a woman with the head of a cow. She was identified with many other goddesses of fertility and love, such as Aphrodite.
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 (1st cent. B.C.), which contained a zodiacal table now in the Louvre museum in Paris, and a temple of Isis, which contains cultist inscriptions.
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The project also entails tapping into agricultural lands in Qena governorate and constructing a number of touristic resorts in Dendara, Laqeta, and Qena Valley.
Geographisch-osirianische Pro-zessionen aus Philae, Dendara und Athribis.
Sauer comments on the huge undertaking needed to destroy the giant Hathor heads and other monuments at Dendara.
Unocal Corporation (NYSE: UCL) today said that it has concluded drilling operations on its Dendara deepwater exploratory well in the Gulf of Mexico on Green Canyon block 785.
The Dendara well reached its objectives and encountered hydrocarbon-bearing sands that do not contain commercial quantities of hydrocarbons.
The Dendara well was drilled in 7,200 feet of water to a total measured depth of 24,050 feet in 49 days at an estimated gross cost of $22 million.
I began with a whole day to the Abydos and Dendara temples, driving through the countryside and being welcomed everywhere I went.
These include the Aspen prospect, which is currently drilling and is located near the Troika producing field; the Dendara prospect, also currently drilling, located between the Mad Dog and Atlantis discoveries; and the Durango prospect, a Gunnison look-alike on acreage adjacent to the Gunnison discovery.
The company plans to move the Discoverer Spirit drillship to the Dendara prospect, located in Green Canyon blocks 785 and 786, the next well in Unocal's 2001 deepwater exploration program.
Morardet published the inscription in 1983 ("Les dates de la construction du temple majeur d'Hathor a Dendara a.
Nexen will continue to delineate the Gunnison discovery, plus drill two other exploration wells, one on the shelf at Viosca Knoll and a deepwater prospect called Dendara.
In the Gulf of Mexico this fall, Spirit Energy expects to begin drilling on its deepwater Dana Point and Dendara prospects, utilizing the new state-of-the-art Discoverer Spirit drillship.