Temple of Mandulis

Laurel Talabere

Columbus, United States

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Taken in the Kalabasha Temple Complex near Aswan, Egypt – 2010. Canon Rebel XT. Copyright: Photographer Laurel Talabere

A nearby inscription reads: “In order to save the Temple of Mandulis from submersion [in Lake Nasser] and to preserve it for coming generations, the government of the Federal Republic of Germany following the appeal of UNESCO dismantled this temple in Kalabasha in the year 1962 and re-erected it in this place in the 1963 as a token of friendship towards the people of the United Arab Republic.”

Mandulis was a Nubian god, identified with the Egyptian god Horus.

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