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The World Saves Abu Simbel. ©Shazlex, Tripadvisor 1967
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/region: Nubia, Abu Simbel, Egypt, North Africa
Type: Documentary
Authors and personalities: Herbert M. Franck, director.
Production: Panavox, Germany, producer. UNESCO, sponsor ; Joint Venture Abu Simbel, sponsor.
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Rights: Panavox, Duisburg, Germany

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