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This gallery will contain photos of the sites visited on cruises of Lake Nasser from Kasr Imbrim in the south, Amada, Derr Tomb, Pennuit, El Seboua, Dakka, Maharraka, Qertassi and Kalabsha near Aswan.
Amada Temple EG9614714jhp 
 Amadah Temple Interior pillar carvings Egypt Lake Nasser relocated saved ancient building weighing 900tons was rescued from the flooding of the River Nile to create Lake Nasser by French engineers who towed it in one piece 2.5km from Kurusku. The sandstone temple to Amun-Re and Re-Harakhte was built by Thutmosis 111, Amenhotep 11 and Tuthmosis 1V. One of several small antiquities visited during a Lake Nasser cruise it has some coloured wall reliefs still intact and is then fallowed after a short walk to the Rock Cut Temple of al-Derr. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Lake, Nasser, Nubia, Amadah, Amada, Kurusku, temple, upright, interior, sanctuary, wall, relief, painted, colours, colors, sand, desert, Western, relocated, French, rescued, antiquity, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, history, pharaoh, Thutmose, Thutmosis, Amenhotep, 1996, scanned, scan, 645, slide, transparency
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Lake Nasser
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Amada Temple EG9614714jhp
Upload Date: Sunday, June 15, 2014
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Amadah Temple Interior pillar carvings Egypt Lake Nasser relocated saved

ancient building weighing 900tons was rescued from the flooding of the River Nile to create Lake Nasser by French engineers who towed it in one piece 2.5km from Kurusku. The sandstone temple to Amun-Re and Re-Harakhte was built by Thutmosis 111, Amenhotep 11 and Tuthmosis 1V. One of several small antiquities visited during a Lake Nasser cruise it has some coloured wall reliefs still intact and is then fallowed after a short walk to the Rock Cut Temple of al-Derr.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Lake, Nasser, Nubia, Amadah, Amada, Kurusku, temple, upright, interior, sanctuary, wall, relief, painted, colours, colors, sand, desert, Western, relocated, French, rescued, antiquity, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, history, pharaoh, Thutmose, Thutmosis, Amenhotep, 1996, scanned, scan, 645, slide, transparency
 


 

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