Luxor, Egypt - Colossal Statue of Rameses II Court of Rameses II, Temple of Luxor, about 1896

Colossal Statue of the Egyptian Pharoah Rameses II at the Court of Rameses II in Temple of Luxor. The statue has clenched hands and stands with one foot in front of the other, common poses for Egyptian statues during this time period. It is surrounded by pillars decorated with artwork and hieroglypics. The city of Luxor is home to several important archeological sites, including the temples of Luxor and Karnak and the burial sites known as the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, (1896).
Identifier
NYSA_A3045-78_6256
Date
circa 1896
Language
English
Source
New York State Archives, New York (State). Education Dept. Division of Visual Instruction. Instructional lantern slides, ca. 1856-1939. A3045-78, 6256.
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