Egypt Pocket Guide to Abu Simbel and the Nubian Temples

Egypt Pocket Guide to Abu Simbel and the Nubian Temples

by Alberto Siliotti

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Egypt Pocket Guide to Abu Simbel and the Nubian Temples by Alberto Siliotti

A new series of handy pocket guides for explorers of Egypt's rich past and exciting present, packed with information and brilliantly illustrated with color photographs, maps, plans, and 3-D drawings - all in just 48 pages.

Nubia, in the extreme south of Egypt, is the site of the most spectacular of all Egypt's temples, Abu Simbel, but this guide reveals the other fascinating temples of the region too: Kalabsha, Beit al-Wali, Qertassi, Wadi al-Sebua, Dakka, Maharraqa, Amada, and Derr, as well as the tomb of Pennut and the rocky fortress of Qasr Ibrim.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789774245992
Publisher: American University in Cairo Press, The
Publication date: 01/28/2000
Edition description: POCKET
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 4.67(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.14(d)

About the Author

Alberto Siliotti is a scientific journalist who specializes in Egyptology. He has written several popular books including Guide to the Pyramids of Egypt and The Discovery of Ancient Egypt, both published by the AUC Press in1998.

Table of Contents

Nubia
Lake Nasser
-Lake Nasser statistics

HISTORY
Origins
New Kingdom
Late Period
Greco-Roman Period
Plates - Greco-Roman Nubia
Christian Nubia
Nubia today
The UNESCO Nubian Rescue Campaign
-Nubian monuments in other countries

THE SITES
New Kalabsha
-The Temple of Kalabsha
-The Temple of Beit al-Wali
-Kiosk of Qertassi
New Sebua
-The Temple of Wadi al-Sebua
-The Temple of Dakka
-The Temple of Maharraqa
New Amada
-The Temple of Amada
-The Temple of Derr
-The Tomb of Pennut
Qasr Ibrim
Abu Simbel
-The Templeo f Ramesses II
-The Temple of Hathor and Nefertari

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