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Sunday, 29 January 2012

Photos of Abu Simbel, Egypt


The Great Temple at Abu Simbel
 

Third colossal Ramses

 
Relief outside the Temple

Syrian prisoners
Nubian prisoners
Close up shot of a Syrian prisoner
More Nubian prisoners
Scene symbolizing the unification of upper and lower Egypt

The Small Temple at Abu Simbel
Close up shot on the left of the Small Temple
View of Lake Nasser

4 comments:

  1. Always been intrigued by this monument; ever since reading about it in an old Nat'l Geographic. Dean

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  2. It's a pretty amazing place Dean with it's rediscovery and relocation to higher ground. The inside of the temples is the best part but you're not allowed to take photos there.

    Mike

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  3. Great pics and wish I could see that someday!

    Christopher

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  4. Thanks Christopher. There are a lot of amazing temples built by Ramses II in Egypt.

    Mike

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