Hieroglyphics Detail, Abu Simbel

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Jan van der Crabben
by UNESCO / Laurenza
published on 25 October 2018

Great Temple (height: 110 feet / 33 meters, width: 127 feet / 38 meters) built under the XIXth Dynasty. On the facade four colossuses about 67 feet / 20 meters high represent Rameses II (1290-1223 BCE). The complete work is about 210 feet / 63 meters in depth and entirely carved in the rock.

Shown here: Detailed hieroglyphics of the terrace. In the frame: two of the names of the King Rameses II.

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Laurenza, U. /. (2018, October 25). Hieroglyphics Detail, Abu Simbel. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9374/hieroglyphics-detail-abu-simbel/

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Laurenza, UNESCO /. "Hieroglyphics Detail, Abu Simbel." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 25, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9374/hieroglyphics-detail-abu-simbel/.

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Laurenza, UNESCO /. "Hieroglyphics Detail, Abu Simbel." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 25 Oct 2018. Web. 05 Feb 2023.