Abu Simbel Temple is one of the greatest temples in Aswan. The Abu Simbel Temple was built as a place to worship Pharaoh Ramesses II as a deity after his death, as well as to serve as a show of force towards the recently occupied Nubian lands, where the temples are known as a place for worshiping the gods and offering offerings to them. One of the highlights of the Abu Simbel temple is the four colossal statues of Ramesses II, Egypt Travel Packages will offer you an enjoyable trip to witness all this greatness that has remained the same for thousands of years
The temple was mainly cut into a solid rock cliff. The main goal behind construction was to celebrate the victory of Ramses II that was established during the Hittites at Kadish battle in 1274 B.C. The temple was dedicated to a number of ancient Egyptian gods such as Ra-Horakhty, Ptah, and Amon, Explore it with Aswan Day Tours
The 66-foot (20-metre) seated figures of Ramses are set against the recessed face of the cliff, two on either side of the entrance to the main temple. Carved around their feet are small figures representing Ramses’ children, his queen, Nefertari, and his mother, Muttuy (Mut-tuy, or Queen Ti). Graffiti inscribed on the southern pair by Greek mercenaries serving Egypt in the 6th century BCE have provided important evidence of the early history of the Greek alphabet. The temple itself, dedicated to the sun gods Amon-Re and Re-Horakhte, consists of three consecutive halls extending 185 feet (56 metres) into the cliff, decorated with more Osiride statues of the king and with painted scenes of his purported victory at the Battle of Kadesh. On two days of the year (about February 22 and October 22), the first rays of the morning sun penetrate the whole length of the temple and illuminate the shrine in its innermost sanctuary. Aswan Day Tours It will give you the opportunity to know all of that
The Abu Simbel temple was not in that place where it is currently located, but it was in another place, but it was now flooded with water, and the temple was moved to be a majestic message for every visitor to learn about the greatness of this mighty king who ruled Egypt for a period of time. Forum Abu Simbel of two temples lined up with the sun you can see this during Aswan Day Tours
The temple itself, dedicated to the sun god, consists of successive halls that extend 185 feet (56 meters) into the cliff, decorated with more statues of the king and with painted scenes of his alleged victory in the Battle of Kadesh to indicate the king's greatness, strength and victories. The memory of the king remains immortal forever to our time.
The Abu Simbel temples are certainly one of the most impressive and unique temples that you will see in Egypt, so they are worth a visit. With Happy Egypt, you can enjoy this.
Abu Simbel was carved from a mountain of sandstone, which shows the strength and greatness of the ancient Egyptian and his interest in perpetuating his memory so that the whole world can see it and learn about the ancient civilization of Egypt.