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Amada


About 180 km south of the High Dam and dedicated to the important New Kingdom gods Amun-Re and Re-Horakhty,the temple at Amada was built by Tuthmosis III and Amenophis II,with the hypostyle hall added by Tuthmosis IV.Sethos I,Ramesses II and several other 19th-dynasty kings also made small additions or restorations to the temple.Due to the rising waters caused by the building of the Aswan Dam,the temple was moved