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Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
2/22/2022 10:00:17 PM
The biannual solar alignment at the Abu Simbel Temple in Upper Egypt was a once in a lifetime event this year owing to a trick of the calendar, writes Nevine El-Aref

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
2/22/2022 3:44:23 PM
Minister of Antiquities and Tourism Khaled El-Enany and Minister of Culture Ines Abdel-Dayem attended on Monday evening a major musical and dance show at the foot of Abu Simbel Temple in Aswan ahead of the biannual solar alignment at the site.

Egypt - Tourism
1/23/2022 6:21:35 PM
Philae and Abu Simbel Temples along with the unfinished obelisk archaeological site and Nubia Museum are now allowing entry using electronic tickets.

Arts & Culture - Entertainment
3/7/2021 9:36:00 PM
On Monday 22 February, WhoMadeWho performed to thousands of live-streaming spectators, marking the bi-annual sun festival at Abu Simbel

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

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
2/7/2019 3:03:47 PM

Egypt - Politics
1/31/2019 5:49:13 PM
The French President aimed to boost bilateral relations despite disagreeing with Sisi on the state of human rights in Egypt

Multimedia -
1/28/2019 2:39:40 PM

Egypt - Politics
1/27/2019 8:25:49 PM

Egypt - Politics
10/21/2018 6:28:08 PM

Antiquities - 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

Travel - News
2/22/2018 12:48:59 PM

Antiquities -
10/20/2017 4:25:13 PM

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
9/13/2017 12:50:59 PM
The ceremony was attended by French elites, the French minister of defence, and a number of foreign ambassadors

Multimedia -
2/22/2016 3:21:35 PM
Crowds disappointed as long-awaited event at the ancient Egyptian Abu Simbel temple sabotaged by bad weather (Photo: Aswat Masriya)

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
2/16/2016 8:10:12 PM
The whole world will celebrate the golden jubilee of Abu Simbel temple salvage operation at its footsteps next week

Egypt - Politics
4/1/2014 2:17:16 PM
The tourist allegedly subjected to the harassment rejects the complaint stirred by a worker at the Abu Simbel Temple

Multimedia -
2/22/2014 7:49:15 PM
Twice a year, on Feb 22, a day marking the king's birthday and on Oct 22, a day celebrating his coronation, sunlight illuminates the statues of the sun gods Re-Horakhte and Amon-Re, as well as a statue of king Ramses II

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
2/27/2013 6:38:00 PM
Antiquities ministry rejects finance ministry proposal to rent Egypt's famous archaeological sites to international tourism companies

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