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Ramesseum

The Ramesseum is the memorial temple (or mortuary temple) of Pharaoh Ramesses II The temple is located in the mortuary city of Thebes in Luxor Governorate

the most impressive temple complex on the West Bank of the Nile.

An architectural masterpiece built by King Ramses II where it’s  a place of worship dedicated to pharaoh, god on earth, where his memory would have been kept alive after his death

He was the greatest conqueror in the history of Ancient Egypt, ruling for 67 years during the New Kingdom (1279—1213 BC) and extending the range of his kingdom into new frontiers in the south, west, and north in Syria.

“Temple of Ramesses”, which includes a number of huge statues of King Ramses II, still in remains and ruins and a number of inscriptions that tell the nature of life in that period of the Pharaonic state, where pictures and inscriptions are recorded. Which adorns the wall of the temple is the facts of the famous battle of Kadesh in which King Ramses II defeated the Hittites and how he planned the war. There are currently the remains of statues and huge columns that destroyed part of them during the last period and others are still present until now.

On both sides of the entrance to the edifice from the inside are remnants of the scenes of Ramses II in his various relations with Min, Amun, Horus, Hathor, Ptah, Seshat, Maat and other gods


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