Ramesses II - Ancient Mysteries - The Secret Life of King Ramses II 1/3
Ramses II was perhaps the greatest pharaoh to rule ancient Egypt. His reign lasted 67 years--it was one of the longest in Egyptian history. As king of one of...
Battle of Kadesh - Video
Aftermath of the Battle of Kadesh...
Ramses-Hattusili Treaty
The Egyptian–Hittite peace treaty was concluded between Egyptian Pharaoh Ramesses II and Hittite King Hattusili III. According to most Egyptologists it was concluded in or around 1259 BC, marking the ...
Sed festival
The Sed festival (ḥb-sd, conventional pronunciation /sɛd/; also known as Heb Sed or Feast of the Tail) was an ancient Egyptian ceremony that celebrated the continued rule of a pharaoh. The name is tak...
Pi-Ramesses
Pi-Ramesses (/pɪər.ɑːmɛs/); (Pi-Ramesses Aa-nakhtu, meaning "House of Ramesses, Great in Victory") was the new capital built by the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt Pharaoh Ramesses II (Ramesses the Great,...
QV66
QV66 is the tomb of Nefertari, the Great Wife of Ramesses II, in Egypt's Valley of the Queens. It was discovered by Ernesto Schiaparelli (the director of the Egyptian Museum in Turin) in 1904. It is c...
KV5
Tomb KV5 is a subterranean, rock-cut tomb in the Valley of the Kings. It belonged to the sons of Ramesses II. Though KV5 was partially excavated as early as 1825, its true extent was discovered by Ken...
Statue of Ramesses II (Mit Rahina)
The Statue of Ramesses II is a 3,200-year-old figure of Ramesses II, depicting him standing, that was discovered in 1820 by Giovanni Battista Caviglia at the Great Temple of Ptah near Memphis, Egypt...
Egyptian-Hittite peace treaty
The Egyptian–Hittite peace treaty was concluded between Egyptian Pharaoh Ramesses II and Hittite King Hattusili III. According to most Egyptologists it was concluded in or around 1259 BC, marking the ...
Great and Small Temples of Abu Simbel
The Great and Small Temples in Abu Simbel are massive rock-cut temples built by Ramesses II. They were originally built in Nubia next to the Second Cataract, but since the construction of the Aswan H...
Pareherwenemef
Pareherwenemef Re is with his left armPareherwenemef (Pre-hir-wonmef, Prehirwenemef, Rehirwenemef ) was an ancient Egyptian prince of the 19th dynasty, the third son of pharaoh Ramesses II, the sec...
Amun-her-khepeshef
Amun-her-khepeshef or Amonhirkhopshef or Amun-her-wenemef was the firstborn son of Pharaoh Ramesses II and Queen Nefertari.
He was born when his father was still a co-regent with Seti I...
Maathorneferure
Maathorneferure was an Ancient Egyptian queen, the Great Royal Wife of Ramesses II.
Maathorneferure was a daughter of the Hittite king Hattusili III and his wife, Queen Puduhepa. She wa...
Meryatum
Meryatum (“Beloved of Atum”) was an Ancient Egyptian prince and High Priest of Re, the son of Pharaoh Ramesses II and Nefertari.He is shown as 16th on the processions of princes, and is likely to hav...
Henutmire
Henutmire was an Ancient Egyptian princess and queen, one of the eight Great Royal Wives of Pharaoh Ramesses II.
She is supposedly the third and youngest child of Seti I and Queen Tuya...
Meritamen
Meritamen Mrjt Jmn Beloved of AmunMeritamen (also spelled Meritamun, Merytamen, Merytamun, Meryt-Amen; Ancient Egyptian: Beloved of Amun) was a daughter and later Great Royal Wife of Pharaoh Ramess...
List of children of Ramesses II
The Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Ramesses II had a large number of children: 96 sons and 60 daughters–whom he had depicted on several monuments. Ramesses apparently made no distinctions between the offspr...
Younger Memnon
The Younger Memnon statue is one of two colossal granite heads from the Ancient Egyptian mortuary temple called the Ramesseum at Thebes, depicting the pharaoh Ramesses II wearing the Nemes head-dress ...
Egyptian–Hittite peace treaty
The Egyptian–Hittite peace treaty was concluded between Egyptian Pharaoh Ramesses II and Hittite King Hattusili III. According to most Egyptologists it was concluded in or around 1259 BC, marking the ...
Nefertari
Nefertari, also known as Nefertari Meritmut, was one of the Great Royal Wives (or principal wives) of Ramesses the Great. Nefertari means 'the beautiful one has come' and Meritmut means 'Beloved of [...
Battle of Kadesh
36°29′53″E / 34.555487°N 36.498028°E / 34.555487; 36.498028The Battle of Kadesh (also Qadesh) took place between the forces of the Egyptian Empire under Ramesses II and the Hi...
KV7
Tomb KV7 in the Valley of the Kings was the final resting place of Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Ramesses II ("Ramesses the Great") of the Nineteenth Dynasty. It is located in the main valley, opposite the...
Nebettawy
Nebettawy (nb.t-t3.wỉ; “Lady of the Two Lands”) was an Ancient Egyptian princess and queen, the fifth daughter and one of the eight Great Royal Wives of Pharaoh Ramesses II.
Nebettawy may ha...
Abu Simbel temples
The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples in Abu Simbel (أبو سمبل in Arabic), a small village in Nubia, southern Egypt, near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of L...
Ozymandias
"Ozymandias" (in five syllables: /ˌɒziˈmændiəs/, oz-ee-MAN-dee-əs; or four: /ˌɒziˈmændjəs/, oz-ee-MAND-yəs) is a sonnet written by the English romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822). First pub...
Ramesses (prince)
Ramesses RamessesRamesses was an Ancient Egyptian prince, the eldest son of Pharaoh Ramesses II and Queen Isetnofret.
Ramesses was the eldest son of Ramesses II and Queen Isetnofret. He...
Isetnofret
Isetnofret (or Isis-nofret or Isitnofret) (Ancient Egyptian: "the beautiful Isis") was one of the Great Royal Wives of Pharaoh Ramesses II and was the mother of his heir, Merneptah. She was one ...
Valley of the Queens
32°35′35″E / 25.72750°N 32.59306°E / 25.72750; 32.59306The Valley of the Queens is a place in Egypt where wives of Pharaohs were buried in ancient times. In ancient times, it ...