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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 Oleander EG02084JHP 
 Abu Simbel Temple Egypt Ticket office gardens flowering pink oleander and palm trees is the new and pleasant starting place for the walk to the Great Temple with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. It was reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and is now housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser and situated on its shores. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Abu Simbel
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Abu Simbel Oleander EG02084JHP
Upload Date: Friday, October 25, 2002
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Abu Simbel Temple Egypt Ticket office gardens flowering pink oleander

and palm trees is the new and pleasant starting place for the walk to the Great Temple with its huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. It was reconstructed in a mammoth UNESCO rescue project in the 1960’s and is now housed in an artificial hill high enough to save it from the total flooding with the creation of Lake Nasser and situated on its shores.
Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, Nubia, Abu Simbel, temples, arrival, ticket, office, shops, gardens, refreshments, upright, oleander, flowers, petals, leaves, grass, pink, white, palm, trees, shore, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
 


 

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