King Ramses II

Awareness campaign launched in Abu Simble Temple on hosting COP 27

Sun, 23 Oct 2022 - 11:12 GMT

This comes as part of the activities of the initiative of "our country hosts COP 27" launched by Arab Office for Youth and Environment (AOYE).

King Ramses II's gold bracelets on display at National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 01:26 GMT

Egyptian museums contain millions of rare artifacts from various ancient Egyptian eras. Each piece narrates a story that is thousands of years old.

Hawass gives lecture in Houston Museum of Natural Sciences on recent archaeological discoveries in Egypt’s Luxor

Wed, 11 May 2022 - 10:58 GMT

Hawass stressed that the Lost Golden City in Luxor dates back to the reign of King Amenhotep III.

13 huge artifacts transferred from Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to Grand Egyptian Museum

Tue, 01 Mar 2022 - 11:39 GMT

All the artifacts were documented before the transfer process and a detailed status report was prepared for each piece.

6K foreign tourists visited Abu Simbel Temple to attend Sun alignment on King Ramses II

Tue, 22 Feb 2022 - 12:05 GMT

Festivities took place in front of Abu Simbel Temple on Tuesday as part of the celebrations ahead of the sun alignment on King Ramses II.

GEM conducts performance trial to transfer one of three parts of King Ramses II obelisk

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 - 03:18 GMT

This comes in preparation for installing the obelisk in the place of its permanent display in the outer yard of the Grand Egyptian Museum.

Egypt reveals 100% of embalming secrets after last archaeological discovery

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 06:13 GMT

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri announced via a Skype interview with Extra News Channel that Egypt has succeeded in revealing the embalming secrets.

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.

Ministry of Antiquities prepares for solar illumination of King Ramses II

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 - 04:57 GMT

Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism started preparing for the celebrations of the marvelous phenomenon of the solar illumination of King Ramses II which will take place on February 22.

Ashmawy: Ramsees II statue is a reproduced one

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 - 01:07 GMT

The head of the Egyptian Antiquities sector Ayman Ashmawy said that King Ramses II statue that was transferred from in front of Zagazig University is a reproduced one.

Unique bust of Ramses II uncovered in Giza

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 - 01:56 GMT

A unique royal bust of King Ramses II made of red granite was unearthed on a private land in Mit Rahina village in Giza by an Egyptian archaeological mission from the Ministry of Antiquities on Wednesday, December 11.

In Pics: South Korean ambassador impressed by GEM

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 - 12:13 GMT

The South Korean ambassador to Egypt and his wife visited the Grand Egyptian Museum in El-Remaya square.

Parts of obelisks at San al-Hagar moved to Grand Egyptian Museum

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 - 11:49 GMT

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received on Wednesday 11 granite pieces, which are parts of three obelisks found in San al-Hagar.

King Ramses II statue adorns 'Egypt Square" in Ecuador

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 10:31 GMT

The square is the first to bear Egypt's name in South America

Unveiling restored King Ramses II colossus

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 - 09:16 GMT

Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany and Luxor Governor Mohamed Badr visited Luxor Temple Saturday to unveil the King Ramses II colossus after restoration.

Queen Tuya: wife of King Seti I, mother of King Ramses II

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 - 10:31 GMT

Egypt Today presents to its readers a profile of Queen Tuya who was the wife of King Seti I and the mother of King Ramses II.

Ramses II statue reaches final destination, Grand Egyptian Museum

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 - 12:13 GMT

The great King Ramses II statue has been successfully transferred to the Grand Egyptian Museum

Stela of 19th Dynasty King Ramses II discovered

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 - 12:49 GMT

A stela of 19th Dynasty King Ramses II was discovered by an Egyptian mission during work carried out at the San Al-Hagar archaeological site.

Pics: 3.5K tourists watch solar alignment at Abu Simbel Temple

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 09:18 GMT

October 22 marks the birthday of King Ramses II.

King Ramses II in Luxor statue to be restored

Fri, 26 May 2017 - 12:22 GMT

The Luxor antiquities sector seeks the approval of the permanent committee of the Ministry of Antiquities to restore of the new statue of King Ramses .