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Stela of 19th Dynasty King Ramses II discovered

Ancient Egypt Stela discovered. A stela of 19th Dynasty King Ramses II was discovered by an Egyptian mission during work carried out at the San Al-Hagar archaeological site in the Sharqiya governorate. Mostafa el-Waziri, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, announced that the stela is carved in red granite and depicts King Ramses II…
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Moving the temple of Ramses II at Abu Simbel

We look back at the temple move of Abu Simbel. The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples at Abu Simbel, a village in Nubia, southern Egypt near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about 230 km southwest of Aswan (about 300 km by road). The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the “Nubian Monuments”, which…
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