Lost temple of Ramses II is discovered in Giza

The lost temple of Ramses II has been uncovered by archaeologists, shedding light one of Egypt’s most revered leaders.

Among the 3,200-year-old ruins, researchers uncovered motifs devoted to ancient Egyptian sun gods – giving a unique insight into who he worshipped.

The temple, which was uncovered in the Abusir Necropolis in Giza, measures around 110 feet in width and 170 feet (34 by 52 metres) in length.

It is the latest colossal building revealed by archaeologists to have been constructed during Ramses II’s illustrious 67-year reign.

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Ramzes II

Among the 3,200-year-old ruins, researchers also uncovered motifs devoted to ancient Egyptian sun gods. Pictured is one of the carved tablets found inside the temple