Photographer's Note

Covered by the sands of the desert during centuries Abu Simbel Temple was discovered by the Swiss explorer Jean-Louis Burckhardt.
This Temple was contructed in honour of Ramses II and has 4 gigantic statues of him.
In the decade of 60 threatened by the waters of Lake Nasser UNESCO decided to move all the Temple to a location 210m away.

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