Whereas most ancient temples are surrounded by modern habitations, the temple of Philae stands alone on an island a few miles south of Aswan.
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Abu Simbel began as a small village of a few houses clustered at some distance from the temples of Abu Simbel. Now it is a...
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For thousands of years Aswan was the "Southern Gate," the last outpost of the Egyptian empire. Its name comes from the ancient Egyptian swenet ("making...
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