This outstanding archaeological area contains such magnificent monuments as the Temples of Ramses II at Abu Simbel and the Sanctuary of Isis at Philae, which were saved from the rising waters of the Nile thanks to the International Campaign launched by UNESCO, in 1960 to 1980.

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10 sites in this World Heritage

  • Abu Simbel
  • Amada
  • Wadi Sebua
  • Kalabsha
  • Philae (Island of Agilkia)
  • Old and Middle Kingdom Tombs
  • Ruins of town of Elephantine
  • Stone quarries and obelisk
  • Monastery of St. Simeon
  • Islamic Cemetery

Abu Simbel

Wadi Sebua

Philae (Island of Agilkia)

Old and Middle Kingdom Tombs

Ruins of town of Elephantine

Stone quarries and obelisk

Monastery of St. Simeon

Islamic Cemetery

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DATA

Region
Arab States
Country
Egypt 
Category
Cultural
Name
Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae
Selection Criteria (?)
(i)(iii)(vi)
Year of Registered
1979
Keyword
Monument, Registered in 1979