Abu Simbel temple

Abu Simbel temple Abu Simbel temple and the neighboring temple built to his beloved wife Nefertari are among the most imposing structures in the world, There are few monuments that have attained such renown. Yet ironically they remained relatively unknown to the world until threatened by inundation from the waters of the High Dam . The Great […]

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saving Abu Simbel temple

saving Abu Simbel temple saving Abu Simbel temple is one of the largest and most magnificent monuments of the ancient world. It is also an unusual one in not being a free-standing temple; its inner chambers were hewn out of the heart of a mountain. Aware that the building of the High Dam would result […]

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Ramses II History

Ramses II History Ramses II History  (c. 1290-1224 B.c.) was the second son of Seti 1, the Nineteenth Dynasty pharaoh whose temples on the Theban necropoiis and at Abydos are well known. Ramses was born tkingship: ‘an inscription in his father’s mortuary temple at Abydos relates how he took the infant in his arms and […]

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