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mysteries of Abu Simbel

Ramesses II and the temples of the Rising Sun

by Zahi A. Hawass

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Published by American University in Cairo in Cairo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Abū Sunbul (Egypt).,
  • Egypt,
  • Abu Sunbul.
    • Subjects:
    • Ramses II, King of Egypt.,
    • Monuments -- Egypt -- Abu Sunbul.,
    • Abū Sunbul (Egypt).

    • Edition Notes

      StatementZahi Hawass ; foreward by Farouk Hosni.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT73.A15 H39 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination88 p. :
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3610788M
      ISBN 109774246233
      LC Control Number2002360699


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The author describes and discusses the High Dam and the Unesco campaign to save the temples; he provides details concerning the Sound And Light project. He then provides a brief summary of Ramses II's life and family.4/5(5). Buy Murder at Abu Simbel: A mystery of ancient secrets by Alain Feld (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Mark. The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples at Abu Simbel (Arabic: أبو سمبل ‎), a village in Aswan Governorate, Upper Egypt, near the border with are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about km ( mi) southwest of Aswan (about km ( mi) by road).

The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site mysteries of Abu Simbel book as the "Nubian Monuments", which run Builder: Ramesses II. It remained in the top in these categories for several weeks afterward.

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The entrance to the large temple of Abu Simbel is crowned by a carving of Ramses worshiping the falcon-headed god Re-Horakhty, usually referred to simply as ng the entrance are four seated colossal figures, each a towering 20 meters (65 feet) of these large figures is a depiction of Ramses II, seated on his thrown, wearing his double crown.

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And since the s when the rising waters created by the Aswan High Dam. The Mysteries of Abu Simbel: Ramesses II and the Temples of the Rising Sun de Hawass, Zahi A. en - ISBN - ISBN - The American University in Cairo Press - - Tapa blanda/5(19). Abu Simbel, site of two temples built by the Egyptian king Ramses II, located in ancient times at pharaonic Egypt’s southern frontier facing Nubia.

Endangered by the erection of the Aswan High Dam in the midth century, the temples were disassembled and reconstructed on higher ground. In the Sahara Desert, west of Abu Simbel, archaeologists found a stone circle and a number of other megalithic structures which they believe were constructed by Neolithic People around seven hundred years ago.

However, the precise alignments of the stones, and their purpose, have been the subject of much speculation. A trip to Egypt would not be complete without a visit to Abu Simbel, one of the most famous monuments in the world.

Abu Simbel sits in Lower Nubia in southern Egypt near the Nile River. It’s the home of two massive rock-cut temples carved out of the mountainside during the reign of the deified Pharaoh Ramses II in the 13th century BC. For roughly three millennia, the Abu Simbel Temple was located on the west bank of the Nile the s came along, though, a meticulously planned effort to move the temples to a different location was executed, as the Nile was rising, threa tening to flood the historical site.

As a result, the Aswan High Dam had to be built, which meant that somehow, two gigantic structures. Abu Simbel Temple. Abu Simbel Temple, Egypt: Egypt is a mine of several mysterious temples, pyramids, mummies, religious rituals and their unthinkable architectures.

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When strong kings ruled a united land, Egyptian influence extended into Nubia; when Egypt was weak, its southern border stopped at Aswan,” writes Egyptologist Zahi Hawass in his book “The Mysteries of Abu Simbel” (American University in Cairo Press, ). - Explore mnsassy57's board "Abu Simbel", followed by people on Pinterest.

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There are six books in the series so far. Each is a modern adventure with an ancient Egyptian mystery at its heart. The Great Temple of Abu Simbel was completed in BCE. It is one of the crowning monuments of Rameses the Great, the pharaoh who would become the model for Percy Shelley’s poem “Ozymandias.

British explorer Amelia Edwards and her team detected this phenomenon inand she recorded it in her book “A Thousand Miles Up the Nile.” She wrote, “The statues of Abu Simbel Temple gain huge influence and are surrounded by an aura of praise and respect when the sunrays shine and set on them.”.

Credit: ChameleonEye Shutterstock The Great Temple. Egyptologist Marco Zecchi writes in his book "Abu Simbel, Aswan and the Nubian Temples" (White Star Publishers, ) that the larger of the two Abu Simbel temples, the Great Temple, was known in ancient times as "the temple of Ramesses-Meryamun" which means "Ramesses, beloved by Amun" (Amun being an important deity.

The Abu Simbel temples are two very large rock temples built by the ancient Egyptians, at Abu is a village in Nubia, southern Egypt, near the border with temples are on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about km southwest of are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Nubian Monuments." The temples were cut into solid rock in side of a cliff.

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