Friday, June 26, 2009

Saving the West Bank Temples in Luxor

Originally published June 25, 2009 | Luxor News Blog | by Jane Akshar

Work is being done near Luxor to save Egyptians structures such as Medinet Habu, Seti I's temple, the Ramesseum, and Karnak and Luxor temples due to the Awan Dam's causing the rise in the water table of the Nile River. Some success has been achieved and efforts elsewhere are being performs to save these ancient monuments. Pictures accompany the blog post.

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