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In the Northern Quarries about 1.5km from town opposite the Fatimid Cemetery, is a huge discarded obelisk . Three sides of the shaft, which is nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions...
As a result of a massive Unesco effort, the temples of Kalabsha, Beit al-Wali and Kertassi were transplanted from a now-submerged site about 50km south of Aswan...
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