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This gallery will contain photos of the sites visited on cruises of Lake Nasser from Kasr Imbrim in the south, Amada, Derr Tomb, Pennuit, El Seboua, Dakka, Maharraka, Qertassi and Kalabsha near Aswan.
Amadah Desert Architecture EG051565JHP 
 Amadah Modern Nubian Style Mudbrick Built Buildings Lake Nasser Egypt near a temple weighing 900tons was rescued from the flooding of the River Nile to create Lake Nasser by French engineers who towed it in one piece 2.5km from Kurusku. The sandstone temple to Amun-Re and Re-Harakhte was built by Thutmosis 111, Amenhotep 11 and Tuthmosis 1V. One of several small antiquities visited during a Lake Nasser cruise it has some coloured wall reliefs still intact and is then fallowed after a short walk to the Rock Cut Temple of al-Derr. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Lake, Nasser, Nubia, Amadah, Amada, Kurusku, temple, landscape, architecture, modern, mudbrick, domes, cool, style, airvents, sand, desert, Western, relocated, French, rescued, antiquity, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, history
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Lake Nasser
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Amadah Desert Architecture EG051565JHP
Upload Date: Saturday, April 23, 2005
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Amadah Modern Nubian Style Mudbrick Built Buildings Lake Nasser Egypt

near a temple weighing 900tons was rescued from the flooding of the River Nile to create Lake Nasser by French engineers who towed it in one piece 2.5km from Kurusku. The sandstone temple to Amun-Re and Re-Harakhte was built by Thutmosis 111, Amenhotep 11 and Tuthmosis 1V. One of several small antiquities visited during a Lake Nasser cruise it has some coloured wall reliefs still intact and is then fallowed after a short walk to the Rock Cut Temple of al-Derr.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Lake, Nasser, Nubia, Amadah, Amada, Kurusku, temple, landscape, architecture, modern, mudbrick, domes, cool, style, airvents, sand, desert, Western, relocated, French, rescued, antiquity, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, history
 


 

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