I think Ramses and his son were just cheap builders, pasting their signs all over the buildings they made and discredited the real builders, what do you think?
Ramesses II certainly usurped some buildings and monuments in Egypt and had them inscribed with his own names and titles, but this was common practice and many Pharaohs did so.But he also did a lot of building from scratch - the Ramesseum, Abu Simbel, a lot of work at Karnak, KV5 etc
Thousands of slaves did a lot of building from scratch...
Hm, not so much. Read about the workmen's village at Deir el Medina and the newly excavated workmen's quarters at Giza. These workers were well housed, paid with food and goods (there was no money in Ancient Egypt) and were definitely not slaves.
Interesting...I'll read about it. Thanks
Yes ancient graffiti to some
by boberto8 years ago
How did the egyptions make the pyramids so high with so little technology???I have read many explanations but am yet to know the truth!!What are your thoughts?
by Mark Knowles5 years ago
So - it appears that the lie of the Hebrews enslaved by Egypt has now been proven wrong. This makes the entire bible story rather worthless.http://www.haaretz.com/jewish-world/the …...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.