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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.
Lake Nasser Desert EG9614713jhp 
 Egyptian desert walk sand el-Derr temple Lake Nasser Egypt barren desolate the usual backdrop to most of the sites along the shores of Lake Nasser which have been relocated to save them from flooding when the High Dam was constructed in Aswan in the 60ís. This Temple based on the design at Abu Simbel was dedicated to Re-Harakhte, Ramesses 11, Amun-Re and Ptah. Interior paintings are of excellent colour and general preservation. It is short walk from Amadah, the Temple to Amun-Re and Re-Harakhte and slightly further along id the rock cut Tome of Penniut, deputy of Wawat under Ramesses V1. These three sites are usually visited on one visit from the cruiseboat and do involve some walking on desert sand often in extreme heat as well illustared by this view taken after leaving el-Derr and walking to Pennuit. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Amadah, Anibah, el-Derr, al-Derr, Temple, rock, cut, paintings, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Amun-Re, Ptah, sanctuary, Abu Simbel, style, relocated, Nubia, Nubian, Lake, Nasser, River, Nile, Aswan, flooding, landscape, upright, Ramses 11, pharaoh, Ramesses, Ramasses, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, colours, coloured, colourful, colors, colored, colorful, desert, rocks, hieroglyphs, history, time, eternity, Afterlife, Penniut, deputy, Wawat, holiday, travel, walk, path, UNESCO, Dam, Viceroy, Amenhotep, Tuthmosis, Christians, power, empire, 645, slide, transparency, film, Bronica, ETRSi, 1996
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Lake Nasser
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Lake Nasser Desert EG9614713jhp
Upload Date: Sunday, June 15, 2014
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Egyptian desert walk sand el-Derr temple Lake Nasser Egypt barren

desolate the usual backdrop to most of the sites along the shores of Lake Nasser which have been relocated to save them from flooding when the High Dam was constructed in Aswan in the 60ís. This Temple based on the design at Abu Simbel was dedicated to Re-Harakhte, Ramesses 11, Amun-Re and Ptah. Interior paintings are of excellent colour and general preservation. It is short walk from Amadah, the Temple to Amun-Re and Re-Harakhte and slightly further along id the rock cut Tome of Penniut, deputy of Wawat under Ramesses V1. These three sites are usually visited on one visit from the cruiseboat and do involve some walking on desert sand often in extreme heat as well illustared by this view taken after leaving el-Derr and walking to Pennuit.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Amadah, Anibah, el-Derr, al-Derr, Temple, rock, cut, paintings, Re-Harakhte, religion, Gods, Amun-Re, Ptah, sanctuary, Abu Simbel, style, relocated, Nubia, Nubian, Lake, Nasser, River, Nile, Aswan, flooding, landscape, upright, Ramses 11, pharaoh, Ramesses, Ramasses, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, colours, coloured, colourful, colors, colored, colorful, desert, rocks, hieroglyphs, history, time, eternity, Afterlife, Penniut, deputy, Wawat, holiday, travel, walk, path, UNESCO, Dam, Viceroy, Amenhotep, Tuthmosis, Christians, power, empire, 645, slide, transparency, film, Bronica, ETRSi, 1996
 


 

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