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The Temples of Wadi es-Sebua were created by two New Kingdom Egyptian pharaohs under Ramesses II and Amenhotep III respectively. Both temples feature pylons and an inner rock-cut sanctuary. The structures were subsequently moved to a new location in the 1960s due to the construction of the Aswan Dam.

Colossal Head of Amenophis III. Red granite. Luxor Museum. Dynasty 18,middle to late years of Amenophis III (1403-1365 BC) From his vast temple at Quarna

Gable-topped chest and linens, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 b.c. Egyptian; From the tomb of Hatnofer and Ramose, western Thebes

Egypt-9B-033 - Amun-Ra A scene with Amun-Ra (center) at the Temple of Amada, the oldest of the temples, going back to the 18th dynasty (c. 1550-1292 BC) with restoration work from the 19th dynasty. Tuthmosis III, Amenhotep II, and Tuthmosis IV were all involved with its construction, and Seti I restored sections of it. Lake Nasser, Egypt

Cartouche from the Sanctuary in the Temple of Mentuhotep II. ca. 2010-2000 BC. Deir el-Bahri, Thebes, Egypt. Painted limestone.

Abu Simbel, built at the southern border of Egypt and then Nubia, it was meant as a symbol of the strength and power of Pharaoh and the land of Egypt. Moved to higher ground in the 60s to protect it from the flooding caused by the creation of the Aswan High Dam and the resulting Lake Nasser, it is one of many monuments saved thanks to the efforts of UNESCO. how was this ever built