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  • noun king of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments

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Examples

  • They included the oldest-known statue from the world's first city 9000 years ago at Catalhoyuk, the world's first peace treaty (made between Rameses II and the Hittite nation), and inlaid tables from Gordion (the city King Midas was said to have ruled, also famous for the Gordian Knot, which Alexander the Great cut).

    Scott S. Smith: Western Turkey for Americans

  • They included the oldest-known statue from the world's first city 9000 years ago at Catalhoyuk, the world's first peace treaty (made between Rameses II and the Hittite nation), and inlaid tables from Gordion (the city King Midas was said to have ruled, also famous for the Gordian Knot, which Alexander the Great cut).

    Scott S. Smith: Western Turkey for Americans

  • Likewise, it was found that Napoleon had shown an inordinate amount of interest in Rameses II.

    THE 5 GREATEST WARRIORS

  • The study was co-authored by Zahi Hawass, the archaeologist who is in all the TV documentaries, wearing his Indiana Jones hat, and who is the most modest Egyptian since, maybe, Rameses II.

    Dead Egyptian Blues

  • Likewise, it was found that Napoleon had shown an inordinate amount of interest in Rameses II.

    THE 5 GREATEST WARRIORS

  • Likewise, it was found that Napoleon had shown an inordinate amount of interest in Rameses II.

    THE 5 GREATEST WARRIORS

  • Who was U.K. consul-general in Egypt and had spent ten years “collecting” everything from amulets to saracophagi and a giant bust of Rameses II, much of which he sold to the British Museum.

    American Connections

  • Who was U.K. consul-general in Egypt and had spent ten years “collecting” everything from amulets to saracophagi and a giant bust of Rameses II, much of which he sold to the British Museum.

    American Connections

  • The Luxor Temple was built by several older pharaohs, but Rameses II comprehensively rebuilt it and so claimed it as his own.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • The Luxor Temple was built by several older pharaohs, but Rameses II comprehensively rebuilt it and so claimed it as his own.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

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