Ramesses III, The Final Warrior Pharaoh: Devastating Sea Peoples and Egypt’s Finest Hour—Part II | Ancient Origins Members Site


Ramesses III, The Final Warrior Pharaoh: Devastating Sea Peoples and Egypt’s Finest Hour—Part II

Ramesses III, The Final Warrior Pharaoh: Devastating Sea Peoples and Egypt’s Finest Hour—Part II

The vile and vicious juggernaut of the Sea Peoples had laid waste to several cultures and had dispersed vast populations in their wake. When they were done pillaging and ravaging Levantine empires, the confederation was confident that Egypt, too was theirs for the taking. But this was a gross miscalculation on their part. For there stood one determined man between the brutal aggressors and their dark dream – Ramesses III. The Pharaoh surmounted incredible odds to obliterate the ruthless enemies once and for all; and in doing so, scripted ancient Egypt’s finest hour in the Late Bronze Age world.

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A scene on a wall in the mortuary temple of Ramesses III shows the king making an offering of incense and libation in front of a sacred bark of the deified Ramesses II. Medinet Habu.

A scene on a wall in the mortuary temple of Ramesses III shows the king making an offering of incense and libation in front of a sacred bark of the deified Ramesses II. Medinet Habu.


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