5/27/10 – Aswan, Egypt -
Kalabsha Temple (or Temple of Mandulis) is the major structure in New Kalabsha. It was the largest free-standing temple of Egyptian Nubia. During relocation, the temple was cut into 13,000 blocks.
New Kalabsha is a promontory located near Aswan in Egypt. Housing several important temples, structures, and other remains that have been relocated here from the site of Old Kalabsha to avoid the rising waters of Lake Nasser caused by the construction of the Aswan High Dam.
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