Ramses II statue

Egypt retrieves stolen piece of King Ramses II statue from Switzerland

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 - 12:37 GMT

Egypt has successfully recovered a remarkable 3,400-year-old fragment of King Ramses II's statue, which had been stolen from the ancient site of Abydos and smuggled to Switzerland, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Sunday.

Egypt's General Authority for Culture Palaces concludes activities of Aswan Festival

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 01:58 GMT

The General Authority for Cultural Palaces concluded the activities of the Aswan Festival to celebrate the solar alignment phenomenon where the sun illuminates the face of the statue of Ramses II in Abu Simbel Temple.

Egypt’s Grand Museum re-creates solar alignment phenomenon on Ramses II statue

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 01:22 GMT

The phenomenon has become a reality on October 21, 2020

Visitors flock to Abu Simbel Temple to watch solar alignment phenomenon

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 12:13 GMT

In the early hours of October 22, visitors from around the world observed the unique biannual phenomenon of the solar alignment on the statue of Ramses II in Abu Simbel Temple.

In Pics: Egypt unveils Ramses II statue at Luxor Temple

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 - 06:29 GMT

The 50-ton statue was broken into more than 50 pieces and was restored by 250 archeological missions over eight months.

Transferring Ramses II statue to new place in GEM takes 1 hour: ministry

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 - 02:00 GMT

Antiquities Minister Khaled el Anany said that the process of relocating Ramses II statue to its new place in the Grand Egyptian Museum will take one hour.

Ramses II statue to be transferred to Grand Egyptian Museum's main gallery

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 - 03:39 GMT

Khaled al Anani announced that the Ramses II statue will be transferred from its current place to the grand gallery at main entrance of the museum.