12/36.- Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel
Temple, reliefs in the temple
All walls in this hall are decorated with reliefs of the
Pharaoh fighting against his enemies. It seems that Ramses II was very grateful to the gods Amun-Re and
Re-Harakhte for helping him kill so many Nubians, Hittites and Syriansthis.
Guess who is depicted in this relief? Yes, one point for you:
the Pharaoh Ramses II again!
A doorway in the back of the hall (at our back) leads to the most
famous chamber in the temple, the sanctuary ...