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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 Entrance EG051381JHP 
 Abu Simbel Great Temple Egypt entrance prisoners bound carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife 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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Abu Simbel Entrance EG051381JHP
Upload Date: Friday, October 25, 2002
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Abu Simbel Great Temple Egypt entrance prisoners bound carved statues

of Ramses 11 and his wife 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, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, queen, wife, Nefertari, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
 


 

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