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Fragment of limestone wall relief; parts of two cartouches, one of Ramesses II (Dynasty 19). Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_26-1-108
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7011 B, E side of chamber
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 24.6+ cm Width: 11.3+ cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date of Register Entry
    01/03/1926
  • Owner
    Ramesses II

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7011

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1

People 1

Ancient People

  • Ramesses II

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks King during Dynasty 19 of ancient Egypt’s New Kingdom; ruled nearly 67 years and fathered over 100 children. Ramses fought a number of battles against foreign enemies, such as the Hittites and the Nubians, and built many temples and other monuments throughout Egypt and Nubia. Despite ruling over a thousand years after the pyramids were built and being buried far to the south in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings, there is evidence that Ramses may have done some building, restoring, and/or usurping of earlier monuments at Giza. Prenomen: Usermaatre Setepenre.