Temple of the Egyptian Gods
Gortyn archaeological site
Temple of the Egyptian Gods

The sanctuary of the Egyptian deities (1st-2nd centuries A.D.) is the only one, in the whole island, which is dedicated to the Egyptian gods Isis, Serapis and Anubis - Hermes although it is known that those gods are worshiped in other cities.
The sanctuary consists of quadrilateral nave, arcade on the west, underground crypt in the south and a cistern outside east of nave. In the central alcove stood the statue of Serapis and the side statues of Isis and Hermes - Anubis. In the southern part of the temple was oblong space, underground crypt purification and a small cictern. The final construction phase of the temple dates to the 1st / 2nd century. AD, in accordance with dedicatory inscription.
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In and/or around Temple of the Egyptian Gods:
(within a radius of 50 Km)

Levin Apartments Lentas, South Iraklion
at 14.6km(S) from Temple of the Egyptian Gods
Levin Apartments

Aretoussa Pension Pitsidia
at 16.3km(W) from Temple of the Egyptian Gods
Aretoussa Pension

Panorama Studios & Taverna Pitsidia
at 16.7km(W) from Temple of the Egyptian Gods
Panorama Studios & Taverna

Kiknos Studios Kalamaki
at 17.7km(W) from Temple of the Egyptian Gods
Kiknos Studios

Melissa Hotel *** Matala
at 18.4km(W) from Temple of the Egyptian Gods
Melissa Hotel ***

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