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Life-size statue of Ramses II uncovered in Egypt

A life-sized statue of pharaoh Ramses II has been found in Tel-Basta, Egypt. The statue, at 195cm high and 160cm wide, was found accidently during a routine excavation carried out by the joint mission. It was discovered in the so-called Great Temple area's eastern side, inside the temple of cat goddess

Remains of 3,000-year-old pyramid found at Luxor

The remains of a mudbrick pyramid that belonged to Khay, one of Ramses II's viziers, has been found at Luxor in Egypt. Archaeologists say they have discovered the remains of a large pyramid built in honour of a prominent advisor to Pharoah Ramses II in the 19th dynasty. The 12-metre structure, which