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Dismantling of Abu Simbel Statues, 1966
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Dismantling of Abu Simbel Statues, 1966

Dismantling of the statues of the Great Temple at Abu Simbel during the International Campaign for the Safeguard of the Nubian Monuments launched by UNESCO. Abu Simbel, Egypt, Nubia (9 February 1966)
Scaffolding Arch of Abu Simbel Great Temple, 1966
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Scaffolding Arch of Abu Simbel Great Temple, 1966

International campaign for the safeguarding of the Nubian monuments launched by UNESCO. In this photo, you can see the first arch of the scaffolding for the dome of the Great Temple of Abu Simbel under erection on its new site. Abu Simbel...
Ramesses II
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Ramesses II

Ramesses II (r. 1279-1213 BCE, alternative spellings: Ramses, Rameses) was known to the Egyptians as Userma'atre'setepenre, which means 'Keeper of Harmony and Balance, Strong in Right, Elect of Ra'. He is also known also as Ozymandias and...
Ramesses II, Abu Simbel
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Ramesses II, Abu Simbel

Four colossal statues of Ramesses II flank the entrance of his temple Abu Simbel.
Calligraphy of Abu Bakr
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Calligraphy of Abu Bakr

The vector version of the iconic calligraphy of the founder of the Rashidun Caliphate, Abu Bakr (c. 573 CE – 634 CE), which is prominent in the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey.
Abu Simbel Panorama
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Abu Simbel Panorama

Abu Simbel is a 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 (The Great Temple and The Small Temple) were created during...
The Small Temple, Abu Simbel
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The Small Temple, Abu Simbel

The Small Temple at Abu Simbel was dedicated to Hathor and Queen Nefertari, stands at a height of 40 feet (12 metres) and is 92 feet (28 metres) long. The temple is adorned with colossi across the front facade, three on either side of the...
Bas-Relief Inscriptions at Abu Simbel Great Temple
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Bas-Relief Inscriptions at Abu Simbel Great Temple

Great Temple (height: 110 feet / 33 meters, width: 127 feet / 38 meters) built under the 19th dynasty. On the facade, four colossuses about 67 feet / 20 meters high represent Rameses II (1290-1223 BCE). The complete work is 270 feet / 68...
Giant Foot at Abu Simbel
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Giant Foot at Abu Simbel

Great Temple (height: 110 feet / 33 meters, width: 127 feet / 38 meters) built under the 19th dynasty. On the facade, four colossuses about 67 feet / 20 meters high represent Rameses II (1290-1223 BCE). The complete work is 270 feet / 68...
Rashidun Caliphate Under Caliph Abu Bakr
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Rashidun Caliphate Under Caliph Abu Bakr

A map showing the Rashidun Caliphate (highlighted in green) by the end of Abu Bakr's (r. 632 - 634 CE) life in 634 CE.
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