Temple of Kalabsha

Temple of Kalabsha

Temple of Kalabsha, or Temple of Mandulis, is the major structure in New Kalabsha. The entire Roman Period temple to the sun god Mandulis was relocated here in 1970. It was built by Emperor Augustus and was the largest free-standing temple of Egyptian Nubia. Temple of Kalabsha was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979, as part of Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Aswan Governorate

Category: Ancient Temples

Site History: 1st Century AD

Oldest Culture: Ancient Egyptians

Later Cultures: Roman

Site Features: Ancient Egyptian & Roman Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae

Date of Inscription: 1979

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