Unformatted text preview: rays penetrated to light the farthest sanctuary. The Aswan High Dam, opened in 1970, flooded the original site and it now sits at the bottom of Lake Nasser reservoir. The entire temple, along with the Temple of Nefertari, was cut and moved to a new above-water site. No longer on actual Nile cliffs, their settings are small artificial hills. University of Washington Department of Architecture Architecture 150 - Appreciation of Architecture...
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- Fall '09
- Nile, Nubia, Lake Nasser, Aswan Dam, Abu Simbel: Temple of Ramses