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Neil Abu-Simbel Hram Solntsa Ramsess II plain Giants and a facade

Neil Abu-Simbel Hram Solntsa Ramsess II plain Giants and a facade

On a facade of the temple four giants Ramses II sitting on a throne, with the dvadtsatimetrovy height Memnon’s surpassing giants in Thebes (the truth, certain from them has lost the top half finally earthquake of the 27th year BC) are allocated. Feet and feet of statues are roughly executed, but torsos and the heads are cut perfectly. The person of the left figure on the present is excellent. Between giants there are the images of an imperial family which are not surpassing knees of Ramses. On it is left from the headless giant there is mother of the Pharaoh, Mut-Tuya. Queen Nefertari is placed on the right side from it. Prinze Amenkherkhepshe-between feet of the giant. On the right foot of the same figure there is an inscription, testifying that the Greek mercenaries participated in nubian campaign of the saissky tsar Psammetikh II (in 590 BC).
The facade is also decorated with the statue of Ra-Horakhti holding a sceptre уадж and a figure Maat placed in a niche. This composition represents graphic transfer of the beginning of a name of Ramses, User-Maat-Ra. The imperial reliefs in the same way cut-out on each side representing god with images Maat, actually symbolise the Ramses worshipping own idolised "I". Crowns a facade the high eaves decorated with baboons, worshipping to a rising sun. On the parties of enormous thrones, framing an entrance to the temple, pair deities of Nile weave the heraldic papyrus and a sedge round a hieroglyph with unite value. The chains of captives represented under them are broken between the North and the South. Asians are represented on a northern (right) throne, Nubians – on his southern (left) double.

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