Abu SimbelA·bu Sim·bel
village in S Egypt, on the Nile: site of two temples, built (13th cent. ) for Ramses II
A village of southern Egypt on the Nile River. It is the site of massive rock temples dating from c. 1250 BC that were moved to higher ground (1964-1968) to avoid flooding from the Aswan High Dam.
the Great Temple of Ramesses II
Abu Simbel, Egypt
- A village in the Aswan area, that is the site of several ancient temples.