Aswan, Egypt

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The history of Aswan starts on the Elephantine island (opposite). Of its Egyptian name Abou (elephant or ivory), it was under the Pharaohs the capital of the first nomist of High-Egypt. They found there the sanctuary of the Khnoum god-ram, and the famous nilometre, which foreseen and measured the risings of the Nile. The town of
Aswan
Aswan, Egypt

Aswan, Egypt

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