The Mysteries of Abu Simbel


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Zahi Hawass is the CEO of the Pyramids of Giza and Saqqara. He is the author of The Secrets of the Sphinx (AUC Press, 1998), Quiet Images: Women in Pharaonic Egypt (AUC Press, 1999) and Valley of the Golden Mummies (AUC Press, 2000).


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The temples of Abu Simbel have fascinated travelers since they became known to the why was egypt’s abu simbal temple moved in the 1960s Western world in the nineteenth century. And since the 1960s, when the rising waters created by the Aswan Dam threatened to swallow this site, the imagination of visitors was fascinated by a carefully thought-out international rescue operation, which the author called “a great moment that no one will ever forget: The most advanced technology of the twentieth century was used in order to save one of the most amazing achievements of civilization, which preceded it by 3300 years. ”
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The best Egyptologist in the world takes you to the most spectacular temple in Egypt!

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