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Seti II

(sē`tī, sā`tē), d. 1205 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XIX dynasty. He was one of the kings who reigned briefly after MerneptahMerneptah
, d. c.1215 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XIX dynasty; son and successor of Ramses II. He succeeded (1224 B.C.) to the throne when he was already advanced in years. He quelled a revolt in Syria and repulsed a Libyan invasion of the western delta of the Nile.
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, and seems to have ruled for about four years. After his reign anarchy set in for a few years until the accession of Ramses IIIRamses III
, Rameses III,
or Ramesses III
, d. 1167 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, 2d ruler of the XX dynasty. He ended the period of anarchy that followed Merneptah rule and reigned c.1198–1167 B.C.
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By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 6 August 2017: The burial chamber of ancient Egyptian King Seti II or Sethos II has been discovered in Minya governorate on Sunday.
On Thursday, archaeologists, officials, local residents, and members of the news media looked on as a massive forklift pulled the statue's head out of the water The joint Egyptian-German expedition also found the upper part of a life-sized limestone statue of Pharaoh Seti II, Ramses II's grandson, that is 80 centimeters long.
The joint Egyptian-German expedition also found the upper part of a lifesized limestone statue of Pharaoh Seti II, Ramses II's grandson, measuring 80cm in length.
The competition was between Seti II and Amenmesse, believed to be the son of Merneptah and Takhat.
The symbol was then altered to read "wife" when Seti II reinstated himself as king.
However, Seti II made a comeback and retook the throne, then proceeded to restore his name on all the monuments.
On the east and west of the site are two groups of storehouses consisting of 13 rooms each, which probably date to the reigns of Seti I, Ramses II and Seti II.