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Detail of Rameses II

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Detail of Rameses II
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Detail of the oldest of all the “inscriptions” of Nahr el–Kalb—that of Rameses II (1292–1225 B.C.) sacrificing a prisoner to the god Harmakhis.

Originally this inscription was covered with hieroglyphic writing that unfortunately has been weathered away.

This image courtesy of Mark Connally.