(rāăm`sēz), in the Bible, city of the eastern delta of Egypt, built by Hebrew slave labor. It was rebuilt by Ramses II. The Ramses in the books of Genesis and Numbers is the region of the central eastern delta.
He entered the room, and on closer inspection discovered that the bodies were those of many of the most celebrated pharaohs of the New Kingdom, identified by dockets upon the bandages and/or upon the coffins: (17) Thutmosis IV, Amenhotep III, Merenptah, Sethi II, Siptah, Ramesses IV, V and VI, and an unknown woman, maybe Queen Tawosret.
Finally, Aaron Smith's unique contribution addresses "Narrative Methodologies in Ancient Egyptian Art History: The Military Reliefs of Ramesses II at Luxor" as he examines the narrative present in those representations while discussing lucidly what makes narrative art and suggesting how to determine if the reliefs present history.