In history it is noted as one of the most famous Egyptian pharaohs, which left the greatest trace in ancient architecture.

He led the Egyptians against the Hittites, the Syrians and the Libyans and was a prominent warrior.

 Scientists have recently discovered a temple devoted to this Pharaoh, who finally illuminates his role in ancient Egypt.

Ramzes II or Ramzes Velik was the son of Seth I and ruled from 1279 to 1213 BC. It was the second most influential rule in Egypt’s history.

During this period, he expanded the empire and built more temples and monuments than any other ruler before him. He built his own capital, Pi-Ramzes (“the city of Ramses, great in victory”) and led the largest construction venture ever since the construction of the pyramid – the Abidos Temple and the shrines of the twin Abu Simbel in Nubia in the south. These large stone buildings were built in honor of him and his queen Nefertari.


Ramzes II also built Ramezeum, a memorial complex near Luxor with its large statue. It allegedly insisted that all the carvings of the stone work deep in the material, in order to be more visible in the bright sunshine.

According to some studies, Ramzes was the highest of all pharaohs – he had more than two meters. He also wanted to return the traditional religion of ancient Egypt before the reign of Akhenaton, who left many of the old deities, in favor of the Aton – the sun’s disk, Mirror writes, and conveys B92.

Family life

Razmes II had more than 100 sons and 60 daughters. His first wife was Queen Nefertari, the mother of a few princes and princesses, including the first son and successor of Amenvenimeef.

He survived many of his sons, and he inherited it only 13. In other words, he died at the age of 90.

Warrior and protector

During his rule, he led the army in many battles. In many missions he helped guard Egypt’s borders and fought against the pirate.

It is buried in the Valley of Kings, and since 1881 it is based at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

New Temple

A new temple was discovered after five years of Egyptian and Czech archaeologists looking at Abusir, one of the main elephant cemeteries in Memphis.

There are numerous sculptures of Ramses II and the Sun’s deities Rea, Amun and Nekbe. It was once surrounded by stone columns with walls painted in blue.

The statue of Pharaoh Ramses II was found in March in a wild settlement in Cairo, and this discovery is considered one of the most important. This statue was part of the Ramses Temple in Heliopolis, located in the eastern part of today’s capital of Egypt

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