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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 EG02089JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ticket office Lake Nasser garden oleander 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 EG02089JHP
Upload Date: Friday, October 25, 2002
Photo Size: 10.2 MB; 5315x3543 pixels
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Abu Simbel Ticket office Lake Nasser garden oleander 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, landscape, oleander, flowers, petals, leaves, grass, pink, white, palm, trees, shore, beach, sand, water, blue, UNESCO, cliff, colourful, colorful, colours, colors
 


 

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