Every year, the Sufi summer school takes place in this temple, and many Sufis from around the world visit the temple each summer. The temple has a square shape, with a gold coloured cupola on the roof. The square represents stability and strength. The cupola, which allows daylight to pass through, symbolises the human heart which, directed to heaven, is open to receiving divine light.
Head of Augustus, Roman Period, 27–20 B.C. Egyptian, MET museum . With the defeat of Cleopatra VII and Marc Antony at the Battle of Actium in 31 B.C., Egypt became a Roman province under the direct control of Augustus who assumed the traditional divine role of pharaoh in Egypt. He made numerous additions to the major temples of Egypt and founded the Temple of Dendur. His administrative reforms brought economic and political stability. This small head is from Memphis.
Gaius Caesar Germanicus was god blessed human who came to rule the Roman Empire from B. Considered a mad man by common history, Caligula ruled Rome with a tyrannical fist subjecting his kingdom to the whims of his insanity.