Agilkia Island

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Philae temple on Agilkia Island as seen from the Nile

Agilkia Island (also called Agilika island) is an island in the Nile River and the present site of an Ancient Egyptian temple complex of Philae in southern Egypt. The complex was dismantled and relocated to this island when the building of the Aswan Dam threatened to flood the site.[1]

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  1. ^ "Milestones in Archaeology: a Chronological Encyclopedia", Tim Murray, P464, ABC-CLIO, 2007ISBN 1-57607-186-3

Coordinates: 24°01′31″N 32°53′03″E / 24.02528°N 32.88417°E / 24.02528; 32.88417