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Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae

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Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae

CountryEgypt
Date of Inscription1979
CategoryCultural Sites
UNESCOhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/88

This outstanding archaeological area contains such magnificent monuments as the Temples of Ramses II at Abu Simbel and the Sanctuary of Isis at Philae, which were saved from the rising waters of the Nile thanks to the International Campaign launched by UNESCO, in 1960 to 1980.

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