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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.
Nasser Cruiseboat EG051563JHP 
 Nubian Sea Cruiseboat Anchored Lake Nasser Water Reflections Visiting Amada Temple which weighed 900tons and 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, cruiseboat, Nubian Sea, berthed, relocated, French, rescued
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Lake Nasser
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Nasser Cruiseboat EG051563JHP
Upload Date: Saturday, April 23, 2005
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Nubian Sea Cruiseboat Anchored Lake Nasser Water Reflections Visiting Amada

Temple which weighed 900tons and 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, cruiseboat, Nubian Sea, berthed, relocated, French, rescued
 


 

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