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three Ramesse's of Eygpt

three Ramese's of Eygpt

Lost for 1,600 years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. A team of marine archaeologists, led by Frenchman, Franck Goddio, began excavating the ancient city in 1998. Historians believe the site was submerged by earthquakes and tidal waves, yet, astonishingly, several artifacts remained largely intact. Amongst the discoveries were the foundations of the palace, shipwrecks, red granite columns, and statues of the goddess Isis and a sphinx. The…

Lost for 1,600 years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. A team of marine archaeologists, led by Frenchman, Franck Goddio, began excavating the ancient city in 1998. Historians believe the site was submerged by earthquakes and tidal waves, yet, astonishingly, several artifacts remained largely intact. Amongst the discoveries were the foundations of the palace, shipwrecks, red granite columns, and statues of the goddess Isis and a sphinx. The…

https://flic.kr/p/4H8GXZ | NYC: Brooklyn Museum - Stela of Ramesses II | Stela of Ramesses II 19th Dynasty XIX, reign of Ramesses II (circa 1279-1213 B.C.) Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society in the forecourt of the temple at Amarah West in Nubia in 1939 Sandstone 39.420, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund This stela commemorates King Ramesses II's presentation of statues to a temple of Amun-Re in Nubia. The arrangement of scenes and text symbolizes the ancient Egyptians' conception of…

https://flic.kr/p/4H8GXZ | NYC: Brooklyn Museum - Stela of Ramesses II | Stela of Ramesses II 19th Dynasty XIX, reign of Ramesses II (circa 1279-1213 B.C.) Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society in the forecourt of the temple at Amarah West in Nubia in 1939 Sandstone 39.420, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund This stela commemorates King Ramesses II's presentation of statues to a temple of Amun-Re in Nubia. The arrangement of scenes and text symbolizes the ancient Egyptians' conception of…

Tomb of Inherkhau showing him kneeling before the lion of Akheru, Deir el-Medina, West Bank, Luxor, Egypt

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Ramses II - a.k.a Ramesses the Great - died in 1213 BCE and is believed to be the possible ruler during the exodus of Moses. He is believed to be one of the best-preserved mummies in the world. Like many pharaohs, he was initially buried in the Valley of the Kings, but was later moved because of heavy looting. He was re-wrapped and relocated to the tomb of Queen Inhapy, then later moved again to the tomb of a high priest, Pinudjem II.

During my travels in Egypt, in November of I was privileged to look on the face of Pharaoh Ramesses II The great builder of Egypt during the dynasty, who died 3224 years ago. He lies in the Pharaoh room in the Cairo Museum.

In ancient Egypt, iron was a rare and symbolic metal, but scientists and historians have long wondered about the prehistoric civilization’s knowledge of metallurgy. Now, one part of that mystery has been solved: The oldest-known iron artifacts were made from meteorites. The evidence comes in the form of iron beads from approximately 3300 B.C., more than 2,000 years before the Iron Age in Egypt, and before there is record of trade in iron goods with other civilizations.

Jewelry From Outer Space: Ancient Egyptians Accessorized With Meteorites The Gerzeh bead is the earliest discovered use of iron by the ancient Egyptians.

https://flic.kr/p/8GbpbQ | 2010_0925_130120AA NEUES MUSEUM, BERLIN | Riy and his wife Maya in front of the offering table with priests. Detail. New Kingdom. 18th-19th dynasty. 1320-1290 BC. From Memphis/ Saqqara. Limestone. Neues Museum, Berlin.  Without doubt one of the best Egyptian Museums in the world ! And photography without flash is allowed in almost all its rooms.  Link to the website of the museum: www.neues-museum.de/

https://flic.kr/p/8GbpbQ | 2010_0925_130120AA NEUES MUSEUM, BERLIN | Riy and his wife Maya in front of the offering table with priests. Detail. New Kingdom. 18th-19th dynasty. 1320-1290 BC. From Memphis/ Saqqara. Limestone. Neues Museum, Berlin. Without doubt one of the best Egyptian Museums in the world ! And photography without flash is allowed in almost all its rooms. Link to the website of the museum: www.neues-museum.de/

Sphinx, 10500 B.C.

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