abu simbil

Abu Simbel

[ah-boo sim-bel, -buhl]
a former village in S Egypt, on the Nile: site of two temples of Ramses II; now inundated by Lake Nasser, created by the Aswan High Dam.
Also, Abu Simbil [sim-bil] .
Also called Ipsambul.
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Abu Simbel (ˌæbuː ˈsɪmbəl)
Also called: Ipsambul a former village in S Egypt: site of two temples of Rameses II, which were moved to higher ground (1966--67) before the area behind the Aswan High Dam was flooded

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