Doorjamb Block of Ramesses II

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 08 December 2015

This limestone doorjamb block bears the name of the Egyptian pharaoh Ramesses II. The name of the pharaoh is written inside cartouche, the royal name-ring, with the sun-disc above, and the hieroglyph for "gold," the symbol of eternity, below. From the temple of Ptah at Memphis, reign of Ramesses II, 1279-1213 BCE. National Museum of Ireland-Archaeology, Dublin, Republic of Ireland.

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2015, December 08). Doorjamb Block of Ramesses II. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4298/doorjamb-block-of-ramesses-ii/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Doorjamb Block of Ramesses II." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 08, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4298/doorjamb-block-of-ramesses-ii/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Doorjamb Block of Ramesses II." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Dec 2015. Web. 05 Feb 2023.

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