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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.
Abu Simbel Walk Back EG02079JHP 
 Abu Simbel Egypt Lake Nasser walk path sand tourists walking just before they will see its 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 and reached by a sandy walk from the ticket office. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Abu Simbel
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Abu Simbel Walk Back EG02079JHP
Upload Date: Friday, October 25, 2002
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Abu Simbel Egypt Lake Nasser walk path sand tourists walking

just before they will see its 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 and reached by a sandy walk from the ticket office.
Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, daughters, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, path, sandy, walk, steep
 


 

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