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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.
Ramesses Statue Sebua EG051706JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Temple Lake Nasser al-Sabu Pylon Statue Ramses Warrior is located on the shores of Lake Nasser after relocation from its previous location 2km away to avoid flooding after the creation of the High Dam in Aswan. The temple was built by Ramesses 11 of which much evidence stands as statues, sphinxes and engaged Osiride Statues in the inner courtyards. The temple was later used for Christian worship and has the curious site of Ramesses adoring St Peter in the sanctuary. This site is usually a part of a Lake Nasser cruise and begins a part of the cruise which is completed with a longish hot desert walk to the nearby sites of Dakka and Maharraka before returning to the cruiseboat. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Lake Nasser
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Ramesses Statue Sebua EG051706JHP
Upload Date: Sunday, April 24, 2005
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Ancient Egyptian Temple Lake Nasser al-Sabu Pylon Statue Ramses Warrior

is located on the shores of Lake Nasser after relocation from its previous location 2km away to avoid flooding after the creation of the High Dam in Aswan. The temple was built by Ramesses 11 of which much evidence stands as statues, sphinxes and engaged Osiride Statues in the inner courtyards. The temple was later used for Christian worship and has the curious site of Ramesses adoring St Peter in the sanctuary. This site is usually a part of a Lake Nasser cruise and begins a part of the cruise which is completed with a longish hot desert walk to the nearby sites of Dakka and Maharraka before returning to the cruiseboat.
Keywords: Egypt, Lake, Nasser, Egyptian, ancient, es-Sebua, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Statue, standing, front, temple, pylon, relief, carving, warrior, enemies, entrance, relocated, Wadi al-Sabu, upright, cruise, visit, shores, desert, rock-cut, saved
 


 

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