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The Original Sarcophagus of Pharaoh Ramesses II Found in the Floor of a Coptic Monastery in Abydos

The sarcophagus of Pharaoh Ramesses II (1279-1212 BC) has been identified following the re-examination of a sarcophagus found in 2009 in Abydos (Egypt) by archaeologists Ayman Damarani and Kevin Cahail. The discovery was made possible by the study of a fragment of this sarcophagus by Frédéric Payraudeau, professor and researcher of Egyptology at the University […]