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Ramesses II, referred to as Ramesses the Great, was the third Egyptian pharaoh of the Nineteenth dynasty. He is often regarded as the greatest, most celebrated, and most powerful pharaoh of the Egyptian Empire. Wikipedia Born: 1303 BC Died: 1213 BC Children: Merneptah, Khaemweset, Ramesses B, Meritamen, More Siblings: Princess Tia, Henutmire Parents: Tuya, Seti I Structures: Luxor Temple

Mummy of Ramesses II (Ramesses or Ramses the Great 1303 BC - 1213 BC). His advanced age at death (over is evident in his features. In 2010 I stood for ages in the Cairo Museum staring at his every feature.

Perfume bottles, gold, lapiz lazuli, other semi precious stones

cover folds down Small, gold perfume box Egyptian. Can you imagine what a sight the homes of the elite of Egypt were? Such beautiful items, made of gold and gorgeous color inlays. It truly must have been a sight.

Tomb of Irukaptah, Saqqara, Egypt

The tomb of Irukaptah at Saqqara, Dynasty // Beautifully preserved Old Kingdom rock-cut architecture, with paint mostly intact.

’Lettuces of Min at Abydos.’

’Prickly Lettuces of Min at Abydos.’ The Seti Temple at Abydos was begun by Seti I and completed by his son Ramses II in the C. This relief detail shows two lettuces separated by a fan, standing on a small shrine.