Ramsis II

Parts of Ramsis II obelisk to be re-assembled

Sat, 31 Aug 2019 - 10:43 GMT

Eight blocks of one of Ramses II’s obelisks arrived in Cairo on Friday, August 30.

African diplomats among spectators of Ramsis II sun alignment

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 - 09:46 GMT

Several African diplomats watched Friday the sun alignment on the statute of Pharaoh Ramses II at Egypt’s Abu Simbel temple, as many spectators gathered to attend the phenomenon.

Investigation opened into handling of Ramsis II statue excavation

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Egypt’s Administrative Prosecutor opened investigations into the technical errors committed during the process of extracting a recently-discovered statue from the mud in a Matareya slum.