Ramses II (circa 1304 -1213 av-J. C.) certainly is, with Tutankhamun (circa 1345 – 1327 av – J. C.), the pharaoh’s most famous story. A year after a temple built during the reign of the third monarch of the Nineteenth dynasty, the archaeologists, the egyptians have just announced that they have exhumed the remains of a room at an official ceremony, with in its centre a throne. Found in the district of Matariya in Cairo, this new discovery could prove to be very important for historians. Egyptologist Mamdouh el-Damaty at the egyptian ministry of Antiquities has stated that “this place had probably been used at celebrations and public gatherings”.
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Ramses II, whose reign lasted almost seventy years, from 1279 to 1213 av-J. C., has conducted several decisive battles in the Levant, strengthening the power of its empire in Canaan. It will also make the war against the Hittites in Nubia. The temples of Abu Simbel, dedicated to the worship of Amun, are the symbol of the victory at the battle of Quadesh for the armies of the great pharaoh on that of the emperor Muwatalli II.
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The pharaoh Ramesses II is also the symbol of the beginnings of the archaeological research. His tomb is found as early as the Eighteenth century, in 1737, by the English egyptologist Richard Pococke. His mummy will be analyzed in more than a century later in 1886 by the egyptologist, the frenchman Gaston Maspero. This new discovery could allow the advancement of historical research on one of the most powerful and enigmatic kings of ancient times.
● A colossal statue of the egyptian pharaoh Rameses II is installed at the entrance of the future museum of Cairo
A colossus of Ramses II moved into the future the egyptian museum in Cairo – Watching on Figaro Liv