Abu Simbel


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A·bu Sim·bel

 (ä′bo͞o sĭm′bəl, -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.
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Abu Simbel

(ˌæbuː ˈsɪmbəl)
n
(Placename) a former village in S Egypt: site of two temples of Rameses II, which were moved to higher ground (1966–67) before the area behind the Aswan High Dam was flooded. Also called: Ipsambul
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A•bu Sim•bel

(ˈɑ bu ˈsɪm bɛl, -bəl)
n.
a former village in S Egypt, on the Nile: inundated by Lake Nasser, created by the Aswan High Dam; site of two temples of Ramses II, now moved to higher ground.
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Abu Simbel

[ˌæbʊˈsɪmbl] NAbu Simbel m
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CAIRO, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- French President Emmanuel Macron began a visit to Egypt on Sunday with a visit to Abu Simbel Temple in the southern Aswan Governorate, official MENA news agency reported.
The 10-day Cairo and Ancient Egypt itinerary, taking in Cairo, Luxor, Dandera, Abu Simbel and Aswan, departs September 13.
Since 1999 ADP has been responsible for the Sound and Light Show, which is projected on the Abu Simbel Temple.
He reigned for 66 years until his death in 1213BC and was responsible for more monuments than any other pharaoh, most notably the construction of the Ramesseum mortuary temple in Thebes and the rock temples of Abu Simbel.
Qal'at Al-Bahrain forms part of APD's cultural engineering services, which have been delivered for the Abu Simbel temple in Egypt since 1999.
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