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Renovated Ramses II statute unveiled at Luxor Temple

Saturday، 21 April 2018 - 02:24 PM

Antiquities Minister Khaled el Anani unveiled on Friday 20/04/2018 the second statue of Ramses II at Luxor Temple after restoration work.

A ceremony on the occasion was held in the presence of Luxor Governor Mohamed Badr, the Congolese ambassador to Egypt and a host of senior officials of the Antiquities Ministry.

Anani voiced appreciation that the statue was renovated by an Egyptian mission.

How the mission conducted the renovation was reviewed by its head Mostafa Waziri during the ceremony.

Ramses II is also known as Ramses the Great or Ozymandias. Ramses II ruled from 1279–1213 BC and was known for his building projects and successful military expeditions.


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