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The newly discovered statue.

The newly discovered statue.

(ahramonline)

A German-Egyptian excavation mission in the Nile Delta town of Tel-Basta unearthed today a life-size statue of the nineteenth dynasty king Ramses II carved in red granite.
The statue, at 195cm high and 160cm wide, was found accidently during a routine excavation carried out by the joint mission.  It was discovered in the so-called Great Temple area’s eastern side, inside the temple of cat goddess Bastet in Sharkiya’s Tel-Basta.

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