Carved into sandstone cliff, four 67-foot-high figures of Ramses II facing the Nile and flanking entrance to Abu Simbel shrine where priests conducted rituals.


  • Title: Upper Egypt And Nubian Monuments And High Dam
  • Date: 1961
  • Location: Abu Simbel, Egypt
  • Physical Dimensions: COLOR TRANSPARENCY
  • Subject Keywords: Rivers, Nile, High, 1960s, Ramses Ii, Dam, Egypt Royal Family, Nubian, Monuments, Archaeology, Egypt Royal Family, Egypt, Upper
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: James Burke
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_112305329
  • Credits: Life Magazine
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.


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