Upper Egypt And Nubian Monuments And High Dam

James Burke1960

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Pharoh Ramses II & god Horus carved onto wall of Great Hypostyle Hall in Queen Nefertari's Temple at Abul Simbel on the Nile River; ancient monument is endangered by rising waters caused by the Aswan High Dam.

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  • Title: Upper Egypt And Nubian Monuments And High Dam
  • Date: 1960
  • Location: Egypt
  • Physical Dimensions: COLOR TRANSPARENCY
  • Subject Keywords: High, Temples, 1960s, Ramses Ii, Dam, Egypt Royal Family, Nubian, Monuments, Archaeology, Egypt, Upper, Egypt Royal Family, Temples, Monuments, Egypt, Ramses Ii, Archaeology, 1960s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: James Burke
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_1374677
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.