Kalabsha Temple is another Nubian temple which was part of the rescue operation for monuments threatened by the rising waters of Lake Nasser. The operation sponsored by UNESCO in the 1960s. Its original position was 56km south of Aswan until it was dismantled and moved to the island now called New Kalabsha, just south of the Aswan High Dam.
It was built by the Roman Emperor Octavius Augustus and dedicated to Isis, Osiris, Horus and Mandulis, who was the Roman aspect of the Nubian solar god, Merwel.
The Temple of Kalabsha was originally dates back to the 18th dynasty.
It was the largest free-standing temple of Egyptian.
The Interior Design:
3. Open Court
4. Hypostyle Hall
7. 1st Enclosure Wall
9. 2nd Enclosure Wall
It leads to a pylon which is built at a slight angle to the rest of the temple.
An open court:
It contains Ptolemaic columns and screen walls lead to the hypostyle.
The Hypostyle Hall:
It contains 8 columns and leads to 3 sanctuaries, one behind the other.
It consists of three chambers each leading into the one behind, with a pair of columns in each room.