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Ramesseum
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Ramesseum. Interior details

Luxor, Egypt: Ramesseum


Luxor, Egypt: Ramesseum


Fairly little remains of the interior, with the two inner and small hypostyle halls as an exception. Columns here are in nice condition and with fine decorations, containing much of their original colouring.
Of the 48 original columns in the Great Hypostyle Hall, 29 still stand.
In the first, you can find the oldest known 12 month calendar.
On the picture to the left, it is not another attempt by Ramses 2 to claim the victory at the battle at Kadesh, but rather Egyptian troops storming the Hittite city Dapur.
Luxor, Egypt: Ramesseum



By Tore Kjeilen