Archaeologists uncover new Ramses II clues on Ain Shams site in Egypt; Helen Elfer; Lonely Planet


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Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered clues that indicate a previously undiscovered temple for King Ramses II may be just beneath the surface of the site they’re working on.

An Egyptian-German archaeological team that was digging in the area of Ain Shams last week, discovered a number of huge stone blocks.

The rocks were carved with pictures of the ancient Pharaoh anointing a divinity, along with inscriptions using an unusual version of his name: ‘God Barr Ra Masso.’ Experts have speculated that these rocks indicate that a temple for King Ramses II is likely to be buried further beneath the ground reports Daily News Egypt.

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