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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 Temple Carvings EG051569JHP 
 Lake Nasser Amadah Temple Inside Wall Carving Gods Pharaoh Naturally lit in a building 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, interior, sanctuary, wall, relief, carved, relocated, French, rescued, antiquity, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, history, pharaoh, Thutmose, Thutmosis, Amenhotep
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Lake Nasser
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Amadah Temple Carvings EG051569JHP
Upload Date: Saturday, April 23, 2005
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Lake Nasser Amadah Temple Inside Wall Carving Gods Pharaoh Naturally

lit in a building 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, interior, sanctuary, wall, relief, carved, relocated, French, rescued, antiquity, Egyptology, hieroglyphs, history, pharaoh, Thutmose, Thutmosis, Amenhotep
 


 

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