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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.
Kalabsha Aswan EG203314jhp 
 Kalabsha Temple ambulatory hypostyle hall walls sandstone blocks gate doors Aswan Lake Nasser relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960ís. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing. 
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Collection: Lake Nasser
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Kalabsha Aswan EG203314jhp
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Kalabsha Temple ambulatory hypostyle hall walls sandstone blocks gate doors

Aswan Lake Nasser relocated Egypt Roman Merwel Mandulis approach water High Dam is visited either privately from Aswan or part of a Lake Nasser cruise. In both cases the approach is by motorboat being located on an island which is impressive with the pylon facing the landing berth and a large flight of steps. On the left is a small Roman kiosk called Qertassi dedicated to the Goddess Hathor and at the rear of the main temple is a small temple from Ramasses 11 period carved out of a rock face although again relocated from near the original site of Kalabsha, some 40 km upstream on the banks of the original River Nile. All these three sites would have been flooded following the creation of Lake Nasser after construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960ís. In this first visit in 2000, the arrival was from the Nile cruiseboat and they anchored along the rocky shore rather than the main stepped landing.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Aswan, River, Nile, Nubia, Nubian, Dam, 1960ís, Kalabsha, Temple, lake, Nasser, Kalabshah, prehistoric, Talmis, flooding, relocation, travel, landscape, upright, ambulatory, entrance, gate, columns, approach, water, pylon, motorboat, steps, cruiseboat, cruise, history, ancient, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, Qertassi, Kiosk, Hathor, Goddess, Qirtasi, Osiris, Isis, Horus, Roman, Merwel, Marul, Mandulis, Greek, Ptolemyís, solar, fertility, Wadjet, deity, Min, Khum, Augustus, Dedwen, Bayt al-Wali, Beit el-Wali, Ramses 11, Ramasses, Ramesses, holiday, travellers, tourists, tourism, cruises, July, 2000, slide, film, Fuji, Velvia, Nikon, FM2, FG20, manual, 35mm, scanned, scan
 


 

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