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Heritage - Ancient Egypt
10/22/2020 11:50:22 AM
During the solar alignment, sun rays enter the temple’s sanctum to light three of four statues
Egypt - Politics
2/20/2020 6:32:23 PM
Solar alignment happens twice a year: on 22 October, marking the Pharaoh's coronation; and on 22 February, marking his birthday.
Egypt - Politics
10/22/2019 2:08:32 PM
Visitors gathered to watch the sun illuminate the statues of King Ramses II and the deities Amun-Re and Re-Hur-Akhty in the inner sanctum of Egypt's Abu Simbel temple
Egypt - Politics
12/20/2018 11:29:40 AM
Heritage - Ancient Egypt
10/25/2018 6:12:06 PM
Abu Simbel’s solar alignment this week coincided with the 50th anniversary of the salvage and relocation of its temples
Egypt - Politics
10/21/2018 6:28:08 PM
Heritage - Ancient Egypt
3/18/2018 11:25:03 AM
Nader Habib watches the sun’s rays shining on the faces of Ancient Egyptian gods at an exhibition at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum in Alexandria
Heritage -
10/21/2017 6:40:24 PM
On Friday, 16 policemen were killed in a shootout with terrorists in the Western Desert
Heritage -
10/20/2017 4:25:13 PM
Egypt - Politics
2/22/2017 10:24:36 AM
The 3,200-year-old solar alignment ceremony occurs twice a year, to mark the anniversary of the pharaoh's birth and ascension to the throne
Egypt - Politics
2/22/2016 5:13:23 PM
Fog prevented the 3,200-year-old astronomical ceremony from taking place, letting down hundreds of visitors
Egypt - Politics
12/22/2015 12:10:47 PM
The event marks the winter solstice, the shortest and day and longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere
Egypt - Society
12/21/2015 2:47:30 PM
Ancient pharaohs used solar alignment to mark the beginning of winter solstice which starts on 21 December

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