The Great Temple of Ramses II

The Great Temple of Ramses II is one of the most fantastic places in the world which is classified as a world heritage by the UNSECO. It was built by Ramses II who dedicated it to the national gods of Egypt: Ptah, Ra, Amun, and himself, Ramses II as .....Mas

The Grand Hall of the Great Temple of Abu Simbel

The Grand Hall of the Great Temple of Abu Simbel houses eight pillars with Osiriform (mummy form) statues, four on each side, imitate the traditional Hypostyle hall in the built temples. The statues represent Ramses II holding the scepter and the whi .....Mas

The Second Hall of The Great Temple of Abu Simbel

The Second Hall of The Great Temple of Abu Simbel includes four rectangular pillars, cut in the rocks, painted with still-remaining vivid and fresh colors. They are decorated with scenes of Ramses II crowned and blessed by gods of Egypt, while on the .....Mas

The Sanctuary of the Great Temple of Abu Simbel

In the Sanctuary of the Great Temple Ramses II at Abu Simbel, we can see statues of the four national gods of Egypt: Ptah (the obscure god of Memphis), Amun (god of Luxor), Ramses himself deified and Re-Horakhty (the union of Ra and Horus). A solsti .....Mas

Around the Great Temple of Abu Simbel

On both sides of the Great Temple of Ramses II at Abu Simbel, we can see two small chapels and on the left side, there are three stelae. The most important stela tells about the marriage of Ramses II to the daughter of the king of the Hittites after .....Mas