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Ram·es·ses II

or Ram·e·ses II  (răm′ĭ-sēz′) also Ram·ses II (răm′sēz′) Known as "Ramesses the Great." 14th-13th century bc.
King of Egypt (1304-1237 bc) whose reign was marked by the building of numerous monuments, including two large temples at Abu Simbel.
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Pharaoh Ramses II has arrived at the Grand Egyptian Museum, ready for the opening of one of the world's most anticipated exhibits of antiquities.
The First Tale of Setne Khaemwas" relates the supernatural and sexual misadventures of a priest, magician, and prince named Setne Khaemwas, he says, who is a son of the 19th-Dynasty Pharaoh Ramses II.
They include an alabaster vase carrying the name of the 19th dynasty Pharaoh Ramses II and 13 amulets of different shapes and sizes including those of sacred emblems and statutes, Abdul Jawad added.
By: Hanan Fayed CAIRO -- 18 May 2017: The great Pharaoh Ramses II did not know he would be called "the beautiful youth with the bonnet" more than 3,000 years after his death by another youth; Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt, also known as Sheikh Ibrahim Ibn Abdallah.
One of them most likely depicts the Egyptian ruler Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt over 3,000 years ago, while the other one is a limestone statue of the 12th century B.
Archaeologists from Egypt and Germany have found a massive eight-meter statue submerged in ground water in a Cairo slum that they say probably depicts revered Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago.
One of the earliest known peace treaties in existence was between the Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II and the Hittite monarch Hattusili III in 1259 BC following the Battle of Kadesh.
A granite statue of the Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II discovered on Egypt's Elephantine Island at the Temple of Khnum in about 1280 BCE (Before Common Era) has left the British Museum in London and is now exhibited here at Manarat Al Sdiyat art gallery.
Joel Edgerton is the Pharaoh Ramses II and the cast also includes Sigourney Weaver and Ben Kingsley.
The image of the powerful being full of themselves and their own importance could not be more telling than the historical reference to the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II in Ozymandias.
A granite statue of Pharaoh Ramses II from 1250BC from the British Museum at the Great North Museum's new exhibition
According to a report in National Geographic News, the carving shows ancient Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II offering gifts to Geb, God of earth.