Moving the temple of Ramses II at Abu Simbel

We look back at the temple move of Abu Simbel. The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples at Abu Simbel, a village in Nubia, southern Egypt near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about 230 km southwest of Aswan (about 300 km by road). The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the “Nubian Monuments”, which…
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