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Published by American University in Cairo in Cairo .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Abū Sunbul (Egypt).,
  • Egypt,
  • Abu Sunbul.

Subjects:

  • Ramses II, King of Egypt.,
  • Monuments -- Egypt -- Abu Sunbul.,
  • Abū Sunbul (Egypt).

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementZahi Hawass ; foreward by Farouk Hosni.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT73.A15 H39 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3610788M
ISBN 109774246233
LC Control Number2002360699

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THE NOVEL Peter Keats, an archaeologist, discovers an unknown woman asleep at the foot of the colossi of Abu Simbel. With no memory of who she is and no ID documents, she quickly appears as a living enigma. Peter, touched by her plight, asks his friend Kenneth, a psychologist on sabbatical at Abu Simbel to help her/5.   The Mysteries of Abu Simbel Summary The Mysteries of Abu Simbel: Ramesses II and the Temples of the Rising Sun by Zahi A. Hawass The temples of Abu Simbel have fascinated travellers since they became known to the Western world in the 19th :   The Mysteries of Abu Simbel: Ramesses II and the Temples of the Rising Sun Paperback – 30 April by Zahi A. Hawass (Author)/5(7). The Lady of Abu Simbel () Under the Western Acacia () The Stone of Light Series. The craftsman's village at Deir al-Madinah is one of the few places in the ancient world where life has been vividly preserved. Jacq uses real names, characters and scandals to reconstruct life in this extraordinary place. Nefer the Silent; The Wise Woman.

Format: Paperback This book is an introduction about Nubia, the region where Abu Simbel is located. The author describes and discusses the High Dam and the Unesco campaign to save the temples; he provides details concerning the Sound And Light project. He then provides a brief summary of Ramses II's life and family.4/5(5). Buy Murder at Abu Simbel: A mystery of ancient secrets by Alain Feld (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(9). Abu Simbel is an ancient temple complex, originally cut into a solid rock cliff, in southern Egypt and located at the second cataract of the Nile River. The two temples which comprise the site were created during the reign of Ramesses II (c. - c. BCE) either between - BCE or BCE. The discrepancy in the dates is due to differing interpretations of the life of Author: Joshua J. Mark. The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples at Abu Simbel (Arabic: أبو سمبل ‎), a village in Aswan Governorate, Upper Egypt, near the border with are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about km ( mi) southwest of Aswan (about km ( mi) by road). The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Nubian Monuments", which run Builder: Ramesses II.