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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 Temple Horus EG051374JHP 
 Abu Simbel Ancient Egyptian Great Temple rock carved seated front statues Ramses 11 behind the protection of the falcon God Horus 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 Temple Horus EG051374JHP
Upload Date: Friday, April 22, 2005
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Abu Simbel Ancient Egyptian Great Temple rock carved seated front

statues Ramses 11 behind the protection of the falcon God Horus 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, Horus, pharaoh, seated, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, cliff
 


 

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