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The World Saves Abu Simbel

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A film on the archaeological significance of the huge Egyptian temples of Abu Simbel and their dissection and removal, stone by stone, to higher grounds out of the reach of the waters of the Nile.

on this subject: Nubian monuments (

Place/Country: Egypt
Type: Documentary
Credits: Herbert M. Franck, director. Panavox, Germany, producer. UNESCO, co-producer ; Joint Venture Abu Simbel, co-producer.
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