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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 Stelae EG051361JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele carved relief smiting enemies warrior King exhibit entering site walk Great Temple with 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. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Abu Simbel
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Abu Simbel Stelae EG051361JHP
Upload Date: Friday, October 25, 2002
Photo Size: 12.6 MB; 5293x3543 pixels
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Abu Simbel Stele carved relief smiting enemies warrior King exhibit

entering site walk Great Temple with 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.
Keywords: Egypt, ancient, Egyptian, Lake Nasser, River Nile, Nubia, Abu Simbel, rock, carved, huge, Great Temple, landscape, exhibit, stele, stelae, pharaoh, Amun, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
 


 

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