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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 Rocks Desert EG051599JHP 
 Amadah Western Desert Egypt Sand Rocks Barren Shores 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 is located by the Western Desert as seen here from ht erear of the building. 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. Note taken with inappropriate ISO. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Lake Nasser
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Amadah Rocks Desert EG051599JHP
Upload Date: Saturday, April 23, 2005
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Amadah Western Desert Egypt Sand Rocks Barren Shores 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 is located by the Western Desert as seen here from ht erear of the building. 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. Note taken with inappropriate ISO.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Lake, Nasser, Nubia, Amadah, Amada, Kurusku, temple, landscape, rocky, arid, barren, dry, colours, colors, sand, desert, Western, relocated, French, rescued, antiquity, Egyptolog, history
 


 

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