Philae UNESCO Project (Agilkia Island)



22 to 26 October 1979

Philae-island was partially flooded behind the Old Aswan Dam in 1896. When the temples reemerged after completion of the New High-Dam, they were moved to the near-by island of Agilkia. The temples were taken apart, and rebuilt. Divers retrieve blocks from the Nile. UNESCO world heritage site, third session, 22-26 October 1979.

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    Temple of Isis, Philae, Egypt. In 1896,the island of Philae was flooded behind the Old Aswan Dam.When the new High Dam was built,the reemerged temples were re- moved to an adjacent island.This UNESCO project was completed in 1980. 30th Dynasty, Ptolemaic and Roman.

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    Temple of Isis, Philae, Egypt. In 1896,the island of Philae was flooded behind the Old Aswan Dam.When the new High Dam was built,the reemerged temples were re- moved to an adjacent island.This UNESCO project was completed in 1980. 30th Dynasty, Ptolemaic and Roman.

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    Temple of Isis, Philae, Egypt. In 1896,the island of Philae was flooded behind the Old Aswan Dam.When the new High Dam was built,the reemerged temples were re- moved to an adjacent island.This UNESCO project was completed in 1980. 30th Dynasty, Ptolemaic and Roman.

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    Divers recover a stone from the temple of Augustus on the isle of Philae,flooded by the Nile when the old Aswan dam was built.Under a UNESCO project,the temples were moved to an adjacent island. Work was completed in 1980. 30th Dynasty, Ptolemaic and Roman.

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    Temple of Isis, Philae, Egypt. In 1896,the island of Philae was flooded behind the Old Aswan Dam.When the new High Dam was built,the reemerged temples were re- moved to an adjacent island.This UNESCO project was completed in 1980. 30th Dynasty, Ptolemaic and Roman.

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    Temple of Isis, Philae, Egypt. In 1896,the island of Philae was flooded behind the Old Aswan Dam.When the new High Dam was built,the reemerged temples were re- moved to an adjacent island.This UNESCO project was completed in 1980. 30th Dynasty, Ptolemaic and Roman.

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    The new Island of Philae,Egypt,with the Isis Temple. Old Philae was flooded behind the old Aswan-Dam in 1896 Its temples reemerged when the Nasser High-Dam was completed.They were removed to the near-by island of Agilkia under an UNESCO programme between 1970-80.

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    The Trajan Pavillion, one of the smaller structures near the Isis Temple of Philae Island, Egypt. The Trajan Pavillion faces the Nile and served as a landing place for the procession of the Sacred Barge.

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    The new Island of Philae,Egypt,with the Isis Temple. Old Philae was flooded behind the old Aswan-Dam in 1896 Its temples reemerged when the Nasser High-Dam was completed.They were removed to the near-by island of Agilkia under an UNESCO programme between 1970-80.

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    Columns from the entranceway to the Isis Temple, Philae Island, Egypt. Columns have capitals with lotus,papyrus and palm leaf designs. Old Philae disappeared under the waters of the Nile when the new old Aswan-Dam was built The temples were removed to a near-by island in 1980.

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    Entranceway to the Isis Temple in Philae Island, Egypt. The entranceway consists of colonnades which open onto various chapels. Old Philae disappeared under the waters of the Nile when the old Aswan-Dam was built.The temples were removed to a near-by island in 1980.

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    The small Trajan Pavillion, Philae Island, Egypt. The pavillion faces the Nile and was used as a landing place for the procession of the Sacred Barge. The temples of Philae were removed to the near-by island of Agilkia under an UNESCO programme.

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    The small Trajan Pavillion, Philae Island, Egypt. The pavillion faces the Nile and was used as a landing place for the procession of the Sacred Barge. The temples of Philae were removed to the near-by island of Agilkia under an UNESCO programme.

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    The goddess Isis with an Ankh,symbol of life, in her hand.Relief from the Isis Temple,Ptolmaic Period. Philae was flooded behid the old Aswan Dam in 1896. When it reemerged after the completion of the New High- Dam, the temples were removed to a near-by island.

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    Felukkah on the Nile River near Assuan.

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    Kiosk of Nectanebo (30th dynasty, 380-362 BCE), new island of Philae, Assuan.When the new high dam was built, the temples of Philae, which would have been flooded, were transferred to nearby Agilqiyah island under a UNESCO project completed in 1968.

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    The kiosk of Philae,still on its original island, which was partially flooded behind the old Aswan-Dam in 1896.Under a UNESCO project,the temples of philae were removed to the near-by island of Agilkia between 1970-1980. See also:08-01-03/27-32

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    The colonnade of the Isis-Temple,still in its old site on the island of Philae,which was flooded behind the Old Aswan-Dam in 1886. Under a UNESCO project,the temples of Philae were removed to the near-by island of Agilkia between 1970-1980.See also 08-01-03/27-32

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    The colonnade of the Isis-temple, still on its original island,which was submerged during the construction of the Nile High-Dam.The temples of Philae were removed to the near-by island of Agilkia under a UNESCO-project between 1970-1980. See also 08-01-03/27-32

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    Philae-island was partially flooded behind the Old Aswan Dam in 1896.When the temples reemerged after completion of the New High-Dam,they were removed to the near-by island of Agilkia.Old Philae seen from the island of Agilkia.See also 08-01-03/27-32

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    Philae-island was partially flooded behind the Old Aswan Dam in 1896.When the temples reemerged after completion of the New High-Dam,they were removed to the near-by island of Agilkia.The temples were taken apart, and rebuilt.View of old Philae.See also 08-01-03/27-32

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    Philae-island was partially flooded behind the Old Aswan Dam in 1896.When the temples reemerged after completion of the New High-Dam,they were removed to the near-by island of Agilkia.The temples were taken apart, restored and rebuilt.See also 08-01-03/27-32

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    Philae-island was partially flooded behind the Old Aswan Dam in 1896.When the temples reemerged after completion of the New High-Dam,they were removed to the near-by island of Agilkia.The temples were taken apart, restored and rebuilt.See also 08-01-03/27-32

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    Philae-island was partially flooded behind the Old Aswan Dam in 1896.When the temples reemerged after completion of the New High-Dam,they were removed to the near-by island of Agilkia.The temples were taken apart, restored and rebuilt.See also 08-01-03/27-32

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