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Ramses

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any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt, who ruled from ?1315 to ?1090 bc
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Subsequently, they played a varied role in Egyptian history--defeated by Rameses II in a sea battle off the Mediterranean coast, recruited for service in his personal guard, joining a "Sea Peoples" coalition against Merneptah, assisting the Egyptian garrison at Beth Shean in Canaan and fighting alongside the Peleset (Philistines) in the days of Rameses III.
One highlight is the vividlycoloured belt of the last great Pharaoh, Rameses III, on permanent display for the first time since before the Second World War.
By the end of one day, when we were researching the tomb of Rameses III, the man from the Valley of the Kings was chasing our minibus aswe left and shouting that Derek was, 'for real, for real, and wanting to know more.
It's believed the 3,200 year old site may have been Cork's ancient capital and was in use at a time when Rameses III was pharaoh of Egypt.
The city, built on the site of the ancient Thebes, is famous for the monument of Rameses III and The Valley of the Kings.
Writer, explorer, diplomat and Egyptologist, Salt is probably most famous for his vast collections of Egyptian artefacts, notably the head of Rameses II, which he presented to the British Museum, and the sarcophagus box of Rameses III which was bought by the Louvre in Paris.