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Ramses II

Ramses II

Ramses II

Ramses II or Ramses great one of the most famous king in the Egyptian history(1303-1213BC),he was the third king of the 19th dynasty ,and he ruled Egypt for 67 years,and he died while he was 91 years old..Egypt during his time was one of the richest country in all over the world.he joined his father king Seti1 the campaigns against Nubia and Libya and he ruled the country when he was 22 years old after death of his father ,the first year of his rule he ordered to finish all the unfinished temples like Abydos   temple ..and in the 5th year of his rule he ordered to attack Hittites (Kaddish war)the most famous war in history,and he recorded this war on the walls of the temples like (Karnak- Ramesum) .and he had the first peace treaty in history .
Ramses 2 ,,,,built many temples (he known as the great builder),,he completed Abydos temple and he built another temple next to this temple but its damaged,and he built in Karnak and Luxor temples ,and he built his mortuary temple in the west bank of Luxor (Ramesum temple),his craftsmen built for him inside this temple the biggest statue in history(only head is remained till now), and of coarse his great 2 temples at Abo Simple ,,the big temple for himself with its huge facade which decorated by big 4 statues for the king(the height of each one is 20 m),,and the small temple for his beloved wife queen Nefertary (this temple dedicated to goddess Hath or,. also king Ramses built many obelisks one of them till now decorated Luxor temple and the second (which was in the same temple)is standing in Concord square in France,and during his time ,the first peace treaty in history ,was recorded.
Ramses died when he was 91 years old and he buried in his tomb in the Valley of the Kings (kv7),but his mummy transported to a hidden shaft near by Hatsheput temple(its transported with many mummies by the priests when the cemetery  rubbed )but its discovered 1881 then its transported to Cairo museum ,and from his mommy we knew his tall was around 175cm and he has red hair,.His great statue which found in Memphis was standing in the  middle of Cairo in front of the railway station but 2006 the transported this huge statue to decorate the new  big museum.king Ramses2 by his history and monuments considered the greatest king in the ancient Egyptian history.

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