The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt - The most famous monuments of ancient Egypt. These massive stone structures were built around 4500 years ago on a rocky desert plateau close to the Nile. But the intriguing Egyptian pyramids were more than just tombs for kings
The outer court of the Temple of Luxor in Thebes, Egypt, with giant statues of Ramses II. Luxor Temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city today known as Luxor and was founded in 1400 BCE.
One of the most beautiful statues of Ramses II is this one, carved from black granite, in the Museo Egizio – the Egyptian Museum of Turin. Here Ramses wears the so-called Blue Crown, the Khepresh, which first appeared early in Egypt’s Dynasty.