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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 Rocks EG051600JHP 
 Amadah Site Western Desert Egypt Backdrop Sand Rock Barren Hot on the shores of Lake Nasser 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 and located by the Western Desert. 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, upright, rocks, arid, barren, sand, desert, Western, relocated, French, rescued, antiquity, Egyptology, history
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Lake Nasser
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Amadah Desert Rocks EG051600JHP
Upload Date: Saturday, April 23, 2005
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Amadah Site Western Desert Egypt Backdrop Sand Rock Barren Hot

on the shores of Lake Nasser 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 and located by the Western Desert. 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, upright, rocks, arid, barren, sand, desert, Western, relocated, French, rescued, antiquity, Egyptology, history
 


 

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