Near Aswan is Philae Island,
recently "relocated" following the construction of the High Dam.
The City of
Aswan, Egypt (AswanGuide.com) Brief overview with photos (from
Tour Egypt: Official Site of the Ministry of Tourism of Egypt and The
Egyptian Tourist Authority). Note that the photo at the bottom of
Philae Island is incorrectly labeled "Elephantine Island."
(lexicorient.com) Travel agent's description of city with a couple of
(University of Memphis) Brief description of four monuments near Aswan
(Hermes Group) Travel Agency's description of the major sites in the
Unfinished Obelisk (Tour Egypt) Brief description of monument and
of Lost Empires: Pharaoh's Obelisk (PBS.org) Companion website to NOVA
Island (Tour Egypt) General description of the island and its
Island (Tour Egypt) Brief description and photograph of a Nilometer.
Tombs of the Nobles (Tour Egypt) Brief description and a couple
photographs of the stone staircases.