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The World Saves Abu Simbel

Language: English
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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)

Topics and Tags
Place/region: Nubia, Nile river, Abu Simbel, Egypt, North Africa
Type: Documentary
Production and personalities:
Director: Herbert Meyer Franck
Publisher: Panavox, Germany
Producer: Dieter Meyer-Frank
Coproducer/sponsor: UNESCO; Joint Venture Abu Simbel; Hochtief
Published in:
Rights: Panavox, Duisburg, Germany; UNESCO

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Original: Video cassette.VHS.Pal
Location: F-H.129
UMVS reference: AUD-DIT/ISS/ARC/0052
File No: AVDFONDS-1967-002732-ERIDPI.MP4; SYNAV-DIGIT-F.00057-ENG, 58-SPA, 59-POR, 70-FRE.MOV
Source ref.: Studio folder 461-P184
Studio TV ref.: M.0226 (Umatic) Shelf 17 CST01/35 (16 mm)
Rights holder: Dieter Meyer-Frank, Panavox, Duisbrug, Germany
Additional info: Technical details: M226-abusimbel-techinfo.pdf