Colossal bust of Ramesses II

For the classroom

Fragment of granite statue of Ramesses II


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Bust of Ramesses II with Double Crown, crook and flail


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The Abydos king list


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Abydos king list videos

Source: bbc.co.uk

First in a series of video clips, (with links to subsequent ones) about the Abydos king list and why some names are missing.

See this video on bbc.co.uk http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/how-do-we-know-the-names-of-kings-from-ancient-egypt-pt-1-4/5148.html

Ancient Egypt website from the British Museum

Source: ancientegypt.co.uk

With the story of one of Ramesses II’s battles. The Explore section has a useful link to information about the different crowns.

Visit the site http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/pharaoh/home.html

Royal cartouches to print out

Source: ancient-egypt.co.uk

Visit the site http://www.ancient-egypt.co.uk/people/cartouche/

Audio clip telling the Egyptian creation story

Listen to the audio http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/passeportfrancophone/egypt/resources/creationmyth/index.asp

Interactive resource about Egyptian gods and goddesses

Source: ancientegypt.co.uk

Includes the story of Osiris, Isis and Horus.

Visit the site http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/gods/home.html

Shelley’s 'Ozymandias'

Listen to the audio https://soundcloud.com/ganter-courses/p-b-shelley-ozymandias-read-by

Outside the classroom

Here is a selection of museums with relevant collections.

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Source: ashmolean.org

Visit the site http://www.ashmolean.org/

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

Source: bristolmuseums.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.bristolmuseums.org.uk/bristol-museum-and-art-gallery/

Egypt Centre, University of Wales, Swansea

Source: egypt.swan.ac.uk

Visit the site http://www.egypt.swan.ac.uk/

Manchester Museum

Source: manchester.ac.uk

Visit the site http://www.manchester.ac.uk/museum

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Source: nms.ac.uk

Visit the site http://www.nms.ac.uk/national-museum-of-scotland

Ulster Museum

Source: nmni.com

Visit the site http://www.nmni.com/um

World Museum, Liverpool

Source: liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/wml/

British Museum

Source: britishmuseum.org

Visit the site http://www.britishmuseum.org

Colossal bust of Ramesses II