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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 Desert EG051567JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Lake Nasser Amada Temple Exterior Western Desert Sand rocks on the shores of the Lake and 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. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Lake Nasser
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Amadah Temple Desert EG051567JHP
Upload Date: Saturday, April 23, 2005
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Ancient Egyptian Lake Nasser Amada Temple Exterior Western Desert Sand

rocks on the shores of the Lake and 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, exterior, situ, wall, stone, bricks, colours, colors, sand, desert, Western, relocated, French, rescued, antiquity, Egyptology, history
 


 

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