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Philae

(fī`lē), former island, SE Egypt, NE Africa, in the Nile River N of the Aswan High Dam. Of its temples, all dating from late Egyptian and classical times (600 B.C.–A.D. 600), the most famous was the temple to Isis, built by the early Ptolemies and not closed to pagan worship until the reign of Justinian. The island is now covered by the waters of Lake NasserNasser, Lake,
c.1,550 sq mi (4,010 sq km), on the Nile River, SE Egypt and N Sudan, known as Lake Nubia in Sudan. Created in the 1960s, it extends c.350 mi (560 km) behind Aswan High Dam, submerging the more southern second and third cataracts. Lake Nasser averages c.
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. An international fund (organized 1960) aided the removal of most of the monuments before the island was submerged.

Philae

an island in Upper Egypt, in the Nile north of the Aswan Dam: of religious importance in ancient times; almost submerged since the raising of the level of the dam
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A place strewn with statues of the Buddha, Shiva, Surya and other Hindu deities, Pilak also has ruins of some ancient temples.
To do that, the alliance has been gathering statistics to bolster the image and credibility of the creative services industry and hosting a website that touts Portland as a "booming creative center." A comprehensive marketing campaign will focus on Portland's expertise in marketing high-tech products, craft beverages, outdoor wear and footwear, says Pilak.
Tenders are invited for Bismil park se pankhi hotel hote hue pilak park tiraha tak wa link marg me hotmix se sadak sudradikaran wa chaudikaran.
10 and 11 of Pilak silver shop, and took their time hauling out silver crafts and over P49,000 in cash from 7 p.m.
Then came the Ikatlong Bagting when Adarna House was transferred to Scout Limbaga and, by the time, it was able to own The Raya School along Scout Fernandez, we were also able to come up with Lirang Pilak for our 25th anniversary in 2010.
That's what Jeanette Pilak, former marketing director at the Hult Center, told a friend years ago who had come all the way from Georgia to attend the Oregon Bach Festival, when he asked about the Oregon Country Fair, where she planned to take him next.
Tenders are invited for Milak chhoi to chak chhoi marg and amroha kanth marg to pilak sarai marg
Sila ay isa sa dalawang pinakamahusay na koponan at nagwagi sila ng pilak na medalya, Coloma said in a statement.
SalapAA(r) or pilak (silver) money; isang salapi is an old term for 50 centavos.
Tenders are invited for Amroha Kanth Marg To Pilak Sarai Marg
"He (Gayagoy) was not able to run for his gun and fire back because he apparently did not want collateral damage," Lazo told the Philipine Daily Inquirer, explaining that there was a funeral wake at a neighbor's house along Ibon Pilak Street, Sitio Aguardiente, Barangay Sta.
Tenders are invited for for Execution of work to Ancient mound called Pujakhola at Pachim Pilak, Tripura, Archaeological Survey of India, Aizawl Circle, Mizoram Ranh work in rough excavation, hanking excavated earth in layer not exceeding 20 mm in depth, breaking clods, watering, ramming with wooden or steel rammer and dressing up for the retiming wall and tilling up ground depressions, lead up to 50 m and lift up to 1,5 m.