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The Temple to Ramesses II at Abu Simbel (Current Location)

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Last modified Feb 14, 2012 10:06 PM 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.


{ "type": "Point", "coordinates": [ 31.625543, 22.336991999999999 ] }



Google Earth and DigitalGlobe Imagery 2011


  • Modern (AD 1700-Present) (confident)


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