3,000-Year-Old Huge Statue of Egyptian Ruler Found in Slums in Cairo is Not of Pharoah Ramses II

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Archeologists in Cairo believe that in the course of the excavations they found a statue of Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled for about three thousand years ago, writes the British edition of The the Guardian.
As reported, during the repair work the fragments of the statue were found in one of the poorest areas of the capital of Egypt. Arrived on the experts raised a statue in parts: a separate head, the crown, the right ear and part of the eye. According to preliminary estimates, the statue is made of quartzite.
According to the Egyptian Minister of Culture, this finding is one of the most significant in the history of the country.
But, experts reveal the statue which was thought to be of Ramses II is another ancient Egyptian ruler pharaoh Psamtek I. according to antiquities minister Khaled El-Anani, pharaoh Psamtek I ruled Egypt between 664 and 610 BC.
Earlier it was reported that archaeologists are going to look for the secret room in the tomb of Tutankhamen.

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