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Truncated at the knees, the massive limestone colossus of Ramses II extends more than 33 feet in length. This statue lies in Memphis, Egypt.

Ramses the Great, was the third Egyptian pharaoh (reigned 1279 BC – 1213 BC) of the Nineteenth dynasty. He is often regarded as the greatest, most celebrated, and most powerful pharaoh of the Egyptian Empire. His successors and later Egyptians called him the “Great Ancestor.” Ramses Ied several military expeditions into the Levant, re-asserting Egyptian control over Canaan. He also led expeditions to the south, into Nubia, commemorated in inscriptions at Beit el-Wali and Gerf Hussein.

Beautiful face..beautiful sculpture…very beautiful light..

Dedicated to the Egyptian people…
may there soon be peace in Ramses Square.

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Comments

  • Jurmale
    Jurmaleover 4 years ago

    This is really very interesting and and beautiful capture,Gena!!

  • walstraasart
    walstraasartover 4 years ago

    I agree fully with Paul.!

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseover 4 years ago

    Superb colors and light- great shot!

  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmithover 4 years ago

    Love that shot,…

  • Jonice
    Joniceover 4 years ago

    Gena this is a awesome capture!

  • Judy Wanamaker
    Judy Wanamakerover 4 years ago

    What an amazingly beautiful capture, Gena! The sculpting work is fabulous! Excellent work on this shot.

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 4 years ago

    great

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture, Gena!

  • barnsis
    barnsisover 4 years ago

    Excellent way to present this, like it a lot.

  • SPFisher
    SPFisherover 4 years ago

    what a stunning capture! what a thing to see too :)

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