Set and Horus Blessing Ramesses II
Scene from the Temple of Hathor (Abu Simbel, Egypt), built during the reign of Ramesses II, c. 1264-1224 BCE. Set and Horus blessing Ramesses II.
Ramesses II, Abu Simbel
Four colossal statues of Ramesses II flank the entrance of his temple Abu Simbel.
Shabti of Ramesses II
This wooden shabti (ushabti) of the Egyptian pharaoh Ramesses II was remodeled and reused as an Osiris figurine in the 21st Dynasty, 1070-945 BCE. New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, reign of Ramesses II, 1297-1213 BCE. From Egypt, precise provenance...
Palm-leaf Column of Ramesses II, Piramesse
In Ramesses II's reign, this column stood in a temple at Piramesse, his capital in the Nile Delta. In the central horizontal band, the king's Horus name and cartouches are twice shown being blessed by Seth, the god of chaos, who ranked among...
Doorjamb Block of Ramesses II
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...
Ramesses II at The Battle of Kadesh
In 1274 BCE, Ramesses II (The Great) of Egypt led his forces against the Hittite army, under King Muwatalli II, at The Battle of Kadesh. Both sides claimed victory and the conflict resulted in the world's first peace treaty, The Treaty of...
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).
A tomb painting depicting Ramesses III (1186-1155 BCE) offering incense. 12th century BCE.
Amun, Ramesses II, & Mut
A granite monument depicting the god Amun, Ramesses II, and the goddess Mut. Dynasty XIX, 1279-1213 BCE. Temple of Amun, Thebes. (Egyptian Museum, Turin, Italy)