Abu Simbel

July 4, 2022

Site of Egyptian Nubia which houses two cave temples of Ramses II..the large temple is dedicated to the gods Amun-Re and Re-Horakhty and Ramses II
The small temple is dedicated to the goddess Hathor and her consort Nefartari.

Dismantled and rebuilt on a much higher site..both temples escaped submersion during the rising waters of Lake Naser,

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