Ramesses II, Pharaoh of Egypt.
1279-1213 BCE. - On a throne inscribed with his name, Ramses II sits in the conventional position that indicates his role as a pharaoh. Sporting the royal nemes – a striped head cloth – with a cobra , he also wears a false beard, an attribute of the gods. The 2.5m statue dates to the pharaoh’s reign (1279-1213 BCE).
‘Horses of the Sun' - A 350-year-old monumental sculpture by French sculptor Gilles Guerin (1611-1678). It was installed in Palace of Versailles in 1672, Now it’s re-installed at the Louvre Abu Dhabi.
I’ll post a picture each week of different things from the museum and write a brief about them.. thoughts?? Taken with my #fujifilmxa2