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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 Kalabsha Temple, the Temple of Gerf Hussein, the Temple of Beit el-Wali, the Kiosk of Qertassi, and the Kalabsha petroglyphs.
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