Kalabsha Temple in the Nubian region of Egypt was one of several ancient monuments relocated in the 1960s as part of a UNESCO campaign to save Egyptian monuments threatened by the establishment of the Aswan High Dam. Kalabsha Temple itself, dedicated to the Lower Nubian sun god Mandulis (Merwel who was the Nubian counterpart of Horus).
On a column here is the text of King Kharamadoye and is one of the longest Meroitic inscriptions found to date. On an end wall is thought to be an inscription of the 5th century Nubian King Silko.
Kalabsha Temple decorations was attributed to the Nubian Pharaoh Arqamani from the 3rd century BC.
Sun-god of Lower Nubia. Mandulis wears a crown of ram-horns surmounted by high plumes, sun disks and cobras. His name in Egyptian inscriptions is 'Merwel' but the Greek vision, as found in the text known as the 'Vision of Mandulis'.