Sun Illumination

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.

Abu Simbel Temple to witness rare sun illumination of King Ramses II statute

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 10:43 GMT

Abu Simbel Temple is due to witness on Saturday a rare astronomical event which happens twice every year when the first rays of the morning sun illuminate the statue of King Ramses II.