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the ramesseum temple

 The temple of ramesseum is a mortuary temple built by ramsesII. it is erected on the west bank of the nile river at thebas . the construction and the material is not in artistic execution but his son ramses III developed the construction.

 

 THE RAMASSEUM TEMPLE

 
The temple of ramesseum is a mortuary temple built by ramsesII. it is erected on the west bank of the nile river at thebas . the construction and the material is not in artistic execution but his son ramses III developed the construction.
 
Ramses II called his temple "the temple millions of years"
 
His memorial temple is not survived but it is mostly in ruins.
 
The temple has an entrance through a doorway in the north east corner which leads to the enclosure wall that leads to the second court.
There are features of reliefs and scenes of ramses II in the 1st and 2nd pylon .
 
like:"battles against the hitties".
 
In the first pylon had ruins of first court had doubled colonade fronted the royal palace.
The head of statue  of ramses II lies in the second court.
 
there are 48 coulmns are still standing and also there are hieroglyphs in the smaller hall is still in place.
 

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