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Photographs of the Great Temple of Ramses 11 at Abu Simbel and those of his wife's temple of Nefertari with some interior images as well.
Ramses Simbel Prisoners EG02031JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple prisoners relief carvings main entrance doorway with huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Abu Simbel
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Ramses Simbel Prisoners EG02031JHP
Upload Date: Friday, October 25, 2002
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Abu Simbel Great Temple prisoners relief carvings main entrance doorway

with huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site but now reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser.
Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, prisoners, relief, door, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
 


 

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