Abu Simbel Temples | أبو سنبل
Abu Simbel, site of two temples built by the Egyptian king Ramses II (reigned 1279–13 BCE), now located in Aswan (governorate),
In ancient times the area was at the southern frontier of pharaonic Egypt, facing Nubia. The four colossal statues of Ramses in front of the main temple are spectacular examples of ancient Egyptian art.
Ramses II Head of a colossal statue of Ramses second at the entrance to the main temple at Abu Simbel, near Aswān, Egypt.