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Aswan and Lake Nasser Travel Guide

Philae: The Temple of Isis

Whereas most ancient temples are surrounded by modern habitations, the temple of Philae stands alone on Agilqiyya Island, a few miles south of Aswan, picturesquely reflected in the waters of the Nile. Not just a marvel of history, it’s also a marvel of meticulous reconstruction, moved here from a less stable site in around 40,000 pieces.

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