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Sandstone statues of Rameses (Ramses) II (ruled c1304-c1273 BC) outside entrance to main temple at Abu Simbel (Abu Sunbul). Temple dedicated to sun gods Amon-Re and Re-Horakhte. Not known outside Egypt in modern times until 1813 and explored in 1817 by Belzoni. Watercolour by English artist and architect Frederick Catherwood (1799-1854).

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Sandstone statues of Rameses (Ramses) II (ruled c1304-c1273 BC) outside entrance to main temple at Abu Simbel (Abu Sunbul). Temple dedicated to sun gods Amon-Re and Re-Horakhte.  Not known outside Egypt in modern times until 1813 and explored in 1817 by Belzoni. Watercolour by English artist and architect Frederick Catherwood (1799-1854).