6/36.- Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel Temple, Ramses II colossus


The Colossi of the king, as the rest of the temple, were carved out of solid rock. The statues of Ramses II wear the double crown (symbolizing his rule over of upper and lower Egypt), and the characteristic Nemes head cloth. On his forehead, the royal Uraeus, protects him against all evil.

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