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Colossus of Ramesses II
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Colossus of Ramesses II

Colossus of Ramesses II in Memphis, Egypt.
Ramesses II Relief
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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
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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
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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
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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...
Egyptian Obelisk
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Egyptian Obelisk

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
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

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
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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
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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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Government in Ancient Egypt

We have prepared five lesson plans including classroom activities, assignments, homework, and keys as well as: Multiple choice quiz questions in an excel format. Glossary of keywords and concepts in an excel format. Open questions...