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English: Kalabsha or 'Old' Kalabsha (Arabic: Bab al-Kalabsha - "Gate of Kalabsha"; Ancient Greek: Ταλμις, Talmis) - is an Ancient Egyptian settlement and archaeological site now located under Lake Nasser, in Nubia, southern Egypt. It was formerly located on the Nile river near Aswan, above the First Cataract.
- New Kalabsha is a promontory above Lake Nasser and the new location of ancient Egyptian structures - relocated from 'Old' Kalabsha during the 1960s - to avoid the rising waters of Lake Nasser behind the new Aswan High Dam.
- Temples and petroglyphs of 'Old' Kalabsha relocated to New Kalabsha include: the Temple of Kalabsha, the Temple of Gerf Hussein, the Temple of Beit el-Wali, the Kiosk of Qertassi, and the Kalabsha petroglyphs.
archaeological site in Egypt
|Instance of||archaeological site,|
|Part of||Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae|
|Location||Aswan Governorate, Egypt|
|Elevation above sea level|
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Media in category "Kalabsha"
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- Edward Lear - Bab el Kalabshe - Google Art Project.jpg 4,665 × 1,525; 2.26 MB
- Kalabsha temple on Lake Nasser (2828516333).jpg 3,504 × 2,336; 1.77 MB
- Old Kalabsha-David Roberts.jpg 1,162 × 839; 175 KB
- Temple of Kalabshe, ancient Nubia. Coloured lithograph by Lo Wellcome V0049356.jpg 3,189 × 2,239; 2.92 MB
- Statue osirian Thutmose III Florence.JPG 1,216 × 2,024; 718 KB