Ramesses II Offering to the gods at Wadi es-Sebua

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Carole Raddato
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published on 12 March 2022

Relief in the Wadi es-Sebua temple depicting Ramesses II (r. 1279-1213 BCE) making an offering to the gods. Approached by an avenue of sphinxes, the Wadi es-Sebua temple was built during the reign of Ramesses II and dedicated to Amun-Ra, Ra-Harakhty and the deified pharaoh. The structure was partly rock-cut and partly freestanding.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2022, March 12). Ramesses II Offering to the gods at Wadi es-Sebua. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15402/ramesses-ii-offering-to-the-gods-at-wadi-es-sebua/

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