Egypt

Egypt Unveils Giant Restored Statue of Ramses II

Egypt has unveiled a massive granite statue of Ramses II, the most powerful and celebrated of the ancient Pharaohs, after completing its restoration. Standing 11 metres (36 feet) tall and weighing 75 tonnes (82 tons), the statue was presented in a floodlit ceremony at the Luxor Temple on the banks of the Nile on Tuesday evening.

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