Ramesses the Great

A colossus of Ramesses II, currently in the British Museum.
A colossus of Ramesses II, currently in the British Museum.
A Colossus of Ramesses II
A Colossus of Ramesses II

The naturally occurring 'pyramid-shapped mountain' in Thebes ("The peak al-qurn ". Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikipedia)
The naturally occurring ‘pyramid-shapped mountain’ in Thebes (“The peak al-qurn “. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikipedia)
The Mortuary Temple of Ramesses II in western Thebes (Photo by Steve F-E-Cameron),
The Mortuary Temple of Ramesses II in western Thebes (Photo by Steve F-E-Cameron),
A photo capturing UNESCO's effort to relocate the Abu Simbel temples.
A photo capturing UNESCO’s effort to relocate the Abu Simbel temples.
This fallen statue of Ramesses II from the Ramesseum was the inspiration for Shelly's poem 'Ozymandias' (Photo by Hajor).
This fallen statue of Ramesses II from the Ramesseum was the inspiration for Shelly’s poem ‘Ozymandias’ (Photo by Hajor).
An aerial view of the Ramesseum  (Photo by Steve F-E-Cameron),
An aerial view of the Ramesseum (Photo by Steve F-E-Cameron),
The Mortuary Temple of Seti I at Abydos (Photo by Zanaq)
The Mortuary Temple of Seti I at Abydos (Photo by Zanaq)
The smaller temple at Abu Simbel dedicated to Hathor and Nefertari (Photo by Ad Meskens)
The smaller temple at Abu Simbel dedicated to Hathor and Nefertari (Photo by Ad Meskens)
To the left is the larger temple dedicated to Ramesses the Great; to the right is the smaller temple dedicated to Hathor and Queen Nefertari (Photo by Holger Weinandt).
To the left is the larger temple dedicated to Ramesses the Great; to the right is the smaller temple dedicated to Hathor and Queen Nefertari (Photo by Holger Weinandt).
An image of the Battle of Kadesh from Abu Simbel.
An image of the Battle of Kadesh from Abu Simbel.

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