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Philae temples become landmark of Egypts Aswan in "greatest archaeological rescue campaign"

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The greatest archaeological rescue campaign of all time

On a brief boat voyage in the Nile River in Egypt's Aswan, the magnificent Philae temple complex in Agilkia Island appears in the distance. It was relocated from Philae Island to Agilkia Island, 500 meters away, in what UNESCO describes as "the greatest archaeological rescue campaign of all time."

Published : August 19, 2021