Saturday, April 1, 2023

"Archaeologists Discover 2,000 Mummified Ram Skulls in Temple of Ramses II"


The large number of skulls was “surprising even for Egyptologists”


Architectural feats were a substantial part of Ramses II’s legacy: His funerary temple known as the Ramesseum and the numerous statues of him around Egypt were some of his most notable achievements. In popular culture, Ramses II has often been named as the biblical pharaoh whom the prophet Moses confronted on behalf of the Hebrew people. 

*Previously: Mummy parade in Egypt as specimens are transferred to their new home