King Ramses

King Ramses

Statue of King Ramses II from inside GEM – Grand Egyptian Museum)- The statue is original, the statue was rediscovered by Italian Egyptologist Giovanni Battista Caviglia (the archaeologist who originally excavated the Sphinx) in 1820. It was moved form Memphis – about 30 k.m. south Giza in 1954 to Ramses square in Cairo.It was moved again to the GEM – Grand Egyptian Museum) In 2006. The museum will be partially opened hopefully by the end of 2018. It will be completed in 2020 and it will have the capacity to display 100,000 artifacts. Archaeologist- Egyptologist- tour guide: Farag El sayed

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