11/36.- Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel Temple, statues in the temple


In this photo you can see two of the four statues of Ramses II on the North side of the hall. These statues wear the double crown. The ones in front of them only wear the symbol of upper Egypt (the white crown). The king is sculpted in an Osiride posture.

The reliefs on the wall between the pillars show scenes from the Battle of Kadesh. You cannot see the reliefs very well, because these photos were taken with natural light. Flash lights are not allowed here (as in most of the temples in Egypt). In the following photo you will see one of these reliefs in detail ..


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