Elephantine Island

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The vestiges of this site are testament to inhabitants' devotion to the divinities that protected the Nile:Khnum Temple , in honour of the guardian of the source of the Nile, dating from the Middle Kingdom and reconstructed by Nectanebo II (XXX Dynasty) andTemples of Satet , dedicated to Khnum's wife. TheNilometre , meanwhile, dates from Roman times and consists of a well with depth markings on the walls to monitor the river's level.

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Assouan

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