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Temple to Ramesses II at Abu Simbel

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Nate Nagy, Tom Elliott
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 21, 2021 11:22 AM History
The larger of the two temples at Abu Simbel, dedicated to the triad of Amun, Ra-Horakhty, and Ptah, as well as the deified Ramesses II. The temple was relocated between 1964 and 1968 to prevent its submersion under Lake Nasser after the construction of the Aswan High Dam.

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Points were digitized on  September 15, 2011 by hand in Google Earth using (beta) at an "eye altitude" of 5000 ft.

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Nate Nagy, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker, and Sean Gillies, 'Temple to Ramesses II at Abu Simbel: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 28 September 2023]

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