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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 Vista EG051449JHP 
 Abu Simbel Southern Egypt Great Small Temples Panorama no people with huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and the smaller Temple of Hathor 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, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, tree
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Abu Simbel
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Abu Simbel Vista EG051449JHP
Upload Date: Friday, October 25, 2002
Photo Size: 12.9 MB; 5293x3543 pixels
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Abu Simbel Southern Egypt Great Small Temples Panorama no people

with huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and the smaller Temple of Hathor 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, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, temples, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff, tree
 


 

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