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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 from Abu Simbel to Philae (whc.unesco)

Place/region: Nubia, Abu Simbel, Egypt, North Africa
Type: Documentary
Production and personalities:
Director: Herbert M. Franck
Publisher: Panavox, Germany
Producer: Dieter Meyer-Frank Sponsor: UNESCO; Joint Venture Abu Simbel
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Rights: Panavox, Duisburg, Germany

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