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Jeff and Rabab
IMG_5008 Jeff and Rabab.JPG

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Feluccas seen from our boat on the way to Aswan
IMG_5009 feluccas.JPG

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The Aswan Bridge, completed in 2002
IMG_5021 Aswan bridge.JPG

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Mosque on the Nile
IMG_5029 mosque on shore.JPG

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The Unfinished Obelisk at Aswan. The obelisk cracked while begin cut, and then abandoned. The work in progress gave archeologists valuable clues as to how such pieces were made. An annotation shows the crack. Other cuts appear to have been made deliberately, though our guide didn't seem to know why.
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IMG_5038 obelisk from right.JPG

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Obelisk as seen from its bottom
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IMG_5040 obelisk from bottom.JPG

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Temple of Philae courtyard. The temple is on an island, so can be reached only by motor launch.
IMG_5048 Philae courtyard.JPG

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Detail of a pillar at Philae
IMG_5049 Philae pillar detail.JPG

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A Coptic cross cut into the wall at Philae. When the Christians arrived, they disdained the artifacts of earlier pagans and carved their own symbols into some of the walls.
IMG_5051 Coptic cross.JPG

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Pillar detail
IMG_5052 Philae pillar detail.JPG

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