Colossus of Ramesses II
Colossus of Ramesses II in Memphis, Egypt.
Ramesses II Relief
This sandstone temple wall relief depicts the Egyptian pharaoh Ramesses II praying. From Memphis, modern-day Egypt. New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, circa 1250 BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).
Stela of Ramesses II
Limestone boundary stela of the Egyptian pharaoh Ramesses II. The king smites his enemies before the god Seth (also written Set). From Wadi Sannur, modern-day Egypt. New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, c. 1250 BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich...
Rahotep & Ramesses II
Limestone stela of Rahotep. It was dedicated to the Egyptian pharaoh Ramesses II. New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, circa 1250 BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).
Nubian Statue of Ramesses II
Sandstone statue of the upper half of the seated figure of the Egyptian pharaoh Ramesses II. The lower half is lost. The king holds a crook and a flail. From Nubia, modern-day lower Egyptian and upper Sudanese areas. New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty...
An obelisk is a stone rectangular pillar with a tapered top forming a pyramidion, set on a base, erected to commemorate an individual or event and honor the gods. The ancient Egyptians created the form at some point in the Early Dynastic...
Pirates in the Ancient Mediterranean
Piracy, defined as the act of attacking and robbing a ship or port by sea, had a long history in the ancient Mediterranean stretching from the time of the Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten (r. 1353-1336 BCE) and throughout the Middle Ages (c. 476-1500...
Ramesses II, Egypt, c. 1250
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=PXUKfJ4XDk4 Ramesses II, Herakleopolis (Temple of Harsaphes), New Kingdom, Egypt, c. 1250 B.C.E. (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology) Speakers: Monica...
Pharaoh of Egypt
Early ancient Egypt was ruled by kings, and only from the New Kingdom period (c. 1570 - c. 1069 BCE) did the title of 'pharaoh' appear. Considered a god on earth and the supreme ruler of his people, a pharaoh was one of the most powerful...
Government in Ancient Egypt
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