Stele of Ramesses II unearthed

Archaeologists uncovered a stele of 19th Dynasty King Ramesses II at the site of San Al-Hagar, Sharqia, North Egypt.

Officials investigating the stele (by Ahram Online)

The stele is carved in red granite and depicts King Ramesses II presenting offerings to a yet unidentified ancient Egyptian deity. The site e houses a vast collection of temples, among them temples dedicated to the goddess Mut, god Horus and god Amun. It has never been fully excavated although several foreign missions have worked there since the mid-19th century. The officials of the Supreme Council of Antiquities plan to develop the site into an open-air museum.

Side of the stele (by Ahram Online)

(after Ahram Online)

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