Ramses II

Egypt successfully retrieves a stolen fragment of Ramses II Statue from Switzerland

Wed, 05 Jul 2023 - 06:12 GMT

Egypt successfully retrieves a stolen fragment of Ramses II Statue from Switzerland

Why Sun Alignment phenomena didn’t happen on Ramses II statue at Grand Egyptian Museum this year?

Tue, 21 Feb 2023 - 08:51 GMT

Why Sun Alignment phenomena didn’t happen on Ramses II statue at Grand Egyptian Museum this year?

Photos: Sun illuminates face of Ramses II statue in Abu Simbel Temple

Fri, 21 Oct 2022 - 03:19 GMT

People have been gathering to watch sunrays touching the face of the statue of Ramses II, the fourth pharaoh of the Egyptian Nineteenth Dynasty.

International praise for discovery of sarcophagus of Ramses II's chief treasury

Tue, 04 Oct 2022 - 11:01 GMT

The discovery has been described as a "dream discovery" of great significance.

Discovery of sarcophagus of high-ranking statesman during reign of Ramses II in Saqqara

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 - 11:19 GMT

The Egyptian archaeological mission, headed by Ola el-Egeizy, succeeded in discovering a pink granite sarcophagus for Ptah-M-Wia.

Why unearthing stone blocks from King Khufu's reign deemed an important discovery?

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 01:15 GMT

The joint Egyptian-German archaeological mission working in Al-Matariya (Heliopolis) succeeded in discovering granite stone blocks from the era of King Khufu in the Temple of the Sun.

Abu Simbel Temples, a miracle built in Egypt thousands of years ago

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 09:05 GMT

Abu Simbel Temples was constructed by the most celebrated Ancient Egyptian king, Ramses II.

Abu Simbel Temples: A miracle built inside the mountain by King Ramses II

Thu, 27 Jan 2022 - 11:03 GMT

The temple resembles a memorial of King Ramses II him and Queen Nefertari and it commemorates the king's victory in the Battle of Kadesh.

Fun facts about Aswan's Abu Simbel Temple

Sun, 31 Oct 2021 - 12:43 GMT

Abu Simbel Temple was constructed by the most celebrated Ancient Egyptian king Ramses II.

General Authority for Culture Palaces to celebrate Ramses II’s Solar Alignment Phenomenon on October 17-21

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 - 01:09 GMT

During the solar alignment, sun rays enter the temple’s sanctum to light three of four statues.

Memory of the day: Egypt retrieves Queen Nefertari’s head statue in 2001

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 01:29 GMT

On this day, July 28, 2001, Egypt retrieved the head statue of Nefertari, the wife of Pharaoh Ramses II, and six stolen papyrus scrolls after they were smuggled to Britain during the nineties from a warehouse in Saqqara, south of Cairo.

Egypt’s ancient Mit-Rahina [Memphis] city developed during tenure of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi with total cost of L.E 26 M

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 01:11 GMT

After the June 30 revolution, the Egyptian state worked to develop the Mit- Rahina area.

Mummy of King Merenptah will be transferred in Pharaohs’ Golden Parade to NMEC

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 01:13 GMT

King Merenptah was the son of the Great Ramses II. He spans back to the 19th Dynasty, New Kingdom era.

Mummy of King Ramses II will be transferred in Pharaohs' Golden Parade to NMEC

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 09:15 GMT

King Ramses II signed the first known peace treaty in history with the Hittites and was remembered as a great warrior.

Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities presents virtual tour of Abu Simbel Temples

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 01:24 GMT

After the unique solar alignment phenomenon on the sanctum of the iconic Ramses II temple, which takes place on February 22 and October 22 every year, Egypt's Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities and NAV3D present a virtual tour inside this amazing temple.

World's 1st hanging obelisk installed in the Grand Egyptian Museum

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 01:34 GMT

This design is the first of its kind in Egypt and the world. The new design gives the visitor a unique view, as they will stand on a glass plate under their feet, resting on the base of the obelisk.

What you may not know about military life in ancient Egypt

Sun, 04 Oct 2020 - 04:40 GMT

Archaeological researcher Ahmed Amer said that ancient Egyptians left us with many traces that indicate their superiority in the military field.

When will GEM’s hanging obelisk become 100% completed?

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 04:14 GMT

The first thing the Grand Egyptian Museum visitors are expected to see is the hanging obelisk of Ramses II, standing tall in front of the main façade of the museum.

Four artifacts you won’t see except in the Grand Egyptian Museum

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 03:10 GMT

The Grand Egyptian Museum is a national project that the whole world is highly anticipating. It is the biggest museum in the world dedicated to one civilization and will house over 50,000 artifacts.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities accompanies Zurab Pololikashvili in a tour around Hurghada

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 03:20 GMT

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani and Zurab Pololikashvili, secretary-general of the World Tourism Organization, began their tour on Aug. 23 in Hurghada by visiting Hurghada Museum.