NBC News   |  February 23, 2014

Egypt's Greatest Pharaoh Sees the Light Again

The orientation of the Great Temple of Abu Simbel, an architectural marvel, allows the sun's rays to penetrate through to the innermost sanctuary, illuminating the statue of King Ramses ll. Thousands of foreign and Egyptian visitors crowded the almost 3,500 year old funerary temple to witness the solar phenomenon that occurs only twice a year on February 22 and October 22. NBC News’ Charlene Gubash reports.

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