Philae Island is home to the great Temple of Isis, a major place of pilgrimage in the ancient world and one of the last sanctuaries to be converted to Christianity.

Facts & Stats on Philae

Go Historic ID
318783
Names
Philae
P'aaleq
Temple of Isis at Philae
Dates
370, 285-246 BCE, 284-305 CE

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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Philae - Philae Island, Egypt