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"Abu Simbel" is a book by Tharwat ʻUkāshah.

  • also known as "Abu Simbel: addresses delivered at the ceremony to mark the completion of the operations for saving the two temples"

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Google previewBurton Holmes Travelogues: Egypt. Southern Italy. Switzerland (1918)

by Burton Holmes

Abu Simbel is a place of unique marvels, masterly creations of a genius whose originality and daring were amazing, whose resources must have been practically limitless. That genius was none other than Rameses the Great — great even ...

Google previewHarmsworth History of the World: Ancient nations of the Near East. Western Asia. Egypt. Africa (1908)

Abu Simbel is a curious place in which to find a mention of snow and ice. That the treaty with Rameses was an offensive and defensive alliance is proved by this, no less than by the fact that the goddess of Kadesh was worshipped in Egypt; ...

Google previewHarmsworth History of the World (1908)

Abu Simbel is a curious place in which to find a mention of snow and ice. That the treaty with Rameses was an offensive and defensive alliance is proved by this, no less than by the fact that the goddess of Kadesh was worshipped in Egypt; ...

Google previewArchaeology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Abu Simbel: Abu Simbel is an archaeological site comprising two massive rock temples in Nubia, southern Egyptonthe western bank of Lake Nasser about 290 km southwest of Aswan. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as.

Google previewA History of Archaeology, Classical Times to the Twenty-First Century (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Abu Simbel: Abu Simbel is an archaeological site comprising two massive rock temples in Nubia, southern Egypt on the western bank of Lake Nasser about 290 km southwest of Aswan. It is part ofthe UNESCO World Heritage Site known as ...

Google previewDiscovering Our Past , A Brief Introduction to Archaeology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Abu Simbel: Abu Simbel is an archaeological site comprising two massive rock temples in Nubia, southern Egypt on the western bank of Lake Nasser about 290 km southwest of Aswan. It is part ofthe UNESCOWorld Heritage Site knownas the ...

Google previewAncient Lives (2016)

Anthropology, Archaeology by CTI Reviews

Abu Simbel: Abu Simbel is an archaeological site comprising two massive rock temples in Nubia, southern Egypt on the western bank of Lake Nasser about 290 km southwest of Aswan. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as ...

Google previewSacred Places (2000)

101 Spiritual Sites Around the World by Brad Olsen

While Abu Simbel is a fascinating monument to visit, its repositioning has altered the exact geographic location and thus it cannot be considered a true sacred place any longer. The Great Pyramid Towering 40 stories tall on northern Egypt's ...

Google previewEgypt (2000)

by Jack Altman

Abu Simbel is an hour's flight or a four-hour drive. You may see a bedouin camel caravan heading to or from Sudan. Either way, even if it means setting off for the drive in the middle of the night, try to get there in the early morning when the sun ...

Google previewPrinciples of Archaeology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Abu Simbel: Abu Simbel is an archaeological site comprising two massive rock temples in Nubia, southern Egypt onthe western bank of Lake Nasser about 290 km southwest of Aswan. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as ...

Google previewThe Book of History: The Near East (1915)

by James Bryce Bryce (Viscount), Holland Thompson, Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie

Abu Simbel is a curious place in which to find a mention of snow and ice. That the treaty with Rameses was an offensive and defensive alliance is proved by this, no less than by the fact that the goddess of Kadesh was worshipped in Egypt ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions (2015)

by Eric Orlin

Abu Simbel. Thames & Hudson, 1963. Willeitner, J. Abu Simbel und die Tempel des Nassersees. Philipp von Zabern, 2012. Abydos. Located in the eighth Upper Egyptian Nome on the west bank, Abydos ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory (2012)

Volume 1: Africa by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember

Fora shortdistance near Abu Simbel, there isnoteven any floodplain onthe west bank; theriver flows immediately adjacent to thecliffs. Farther south, between Abu Simbel andtheborder, where once theNubian village ofBallana had been located ...

Google previewConcise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2008)

by Timothy Darvill

Abu Simbel, Egypt [Si] A pair of rockcut temples in Lower Nubia, now overlooking the artificially created Lake Nasser 230 km upriver from Aswan. Both temples were built by *Ramesses II in the 13th century BC. The Great Temple is dedicated ...

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