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Ancient Egyptian statue of Ramesses II , granite, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, (1500-1400 BC, Karnak, Temple of Mut. Egyptian Museum, Turin.

The statue depicting Ramesses II was reworked over a statue of an earlier pharaoh. This can be seen around the corners of the mouth which show reworking. The roundness of the face and short apron also point to an earlier style. Ramesses II is depicted praying with his arms out straight and his hands resting flat on the apron of his kilt.
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Ancient Egyptian statue of Ramesses II , granite, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, (1500-1400 BC, Karnak, Temple of Mut. Egyptian Museum, Turin. <br />
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The statue depicting Ramesses II  was reworked over a statue of an earlier pharaoh. This can be seen around the corners of the mouth which show reworking. The roundness of the face and short apron also point to an earlier style.  Ramesses II is depicted praying with his arms out straight and his hands resting flat on the apron of his kilt.