A·bu Sim·bel (ä′b sĭmbəl, -bĕl)
A village of southern Egypt on the Nile River. It is the site of massive rock temples dating from c. 1250 BC that were moved to higher ground (1964-1968) to avoid flooding from the Aswan High Dam.
(click for a larger image)Abu Simbel
the Great Temple of Ramesses II
Abu Simbel, Egypt
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