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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 Stele EG051369JHP 
 Abu Simbel Stele Exhibit Carved Faint Walk Entering Egyptian Ancient Monument, saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been 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 Stele EG051369JHP
Upload Date: Friday, October 25, 2002
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Abu Simbel Stele Exhibit Carved Faint Walk Entering Egyptian Ancient

Monument, saved from various sites, some lost to Lake Nasser, and now set into Great Temple artificial hill which houses the huge rock carved statues of Ramses 11 and his wife and daughters at what was once a River Nile site. Now the temple has been 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, stele, saved, exhibits, Great Temple, landscape, upright, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, pharaoh, Gods, history, antiquity, archaeology, Egyptology, UNESCO, manmade, cliff
 


 

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