Statue of Ramesses II represents one of Egypt's greatest pharaohs. Discovered in 1820 near Memphis, the 3,200-year-old standing statue made from limestone was restored from six broken pieces to its full height of 10 m (33.8 ft) in 1955. Originally set on a 3 m (9.8 ft) high pedestal in Ramses Square in Cairo, the giant structure now sits inside a small museum built with the sole purpose to protect and display it. The colossus commanding the square is a replica. The museum displays the gargantuan statue in a lying position, and though both of the king's legs remain unfinished, the carefully carved statue leaves a powerful impression on visitors. Make Statue of Ramesses II a centerpiece of your Cairo vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Cairo holiday builder .
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這個博物位於開羅市區南方不遠處約二十幾公里，裡面有一尊非常大的拉美西斯雕因為腿部斷了只能平放但是看起來還是很宏偉。 more »It's about 20 kilometers south of the city of Rome, and there's a very large Ramses sculpture in it, because the legs are broken and only flat, but it looks great.
This huge statue of Ramses II lies inside a modern building, which has been so badly built that even from the top floor, you can't see or shoot all of it. What a pity... more »
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