Rock Temple at Abu-Simbel

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“The temple, built by Ramses II on the steep face of a cliff overlooking the Nile, has a facade containing four enthroned colossi of the Pharaoh. These gigantic statues, each about 65 feet high, are cut out of the solid rock. The interior chambers of the temple reach a depth of nearly 200 feet."—Webster, 1913


Webster, Hutton Ancient History (Boston, MA: D.C. Heath & Co., 1913)


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