TEMPLE OF KALABSHA
Temple Of Kalabsha dates back to the Roman Emperor Octavius
Augustus (30BC - 14AD), and is one of the largest sandstone
temples in Nubia. It was moved to its present
in 1970, together with other monuments from Nubia. The walls
are covered with texts and inscriptions depicting Egyptian
deities such as Isis and Osiris.
rock-hewn temple is one of the five temples built by Ramses
II in Nubia.
comprises a courtyard, a hypostyle hall and a kiosk with multicoloured
texts and inscriptions, as well as scenes of the King on the
Philae Temple was dismantled from its original home on Philae
Island and reassembled on Agilika Island, in the wake of the
to the goddess Isis, this temple is found in a beautiful setting,
which has been landscaped to match its original site. The
various shrines and sanctuaries, which include a Temple of
Hathor, a Birth House, and two Pylons, celebrate all the deities
involved in the Isis and Osiris myth. The Sound and Light
Show is a magical experience of floodlit buildings silhouetted
against the volcanic rocks and water surrounding them.