Abu Simbel–1926 & today.Abu Simbel temples 2 massive rock temples in Abu Simbel,southern Egypt,near border with Sudan.On western bank of Lake Nasser,230km southwest of Aswan (about 300km by road).Twin temples originally carved out of mountainside during reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in 13thC BC,as lasting monument to himself & Queen Nefertari to commemorate alleged victory at Battle of Kadesh.Complex relocated in entirety in 1968,on artificial hill made from domed structure,above Aswan reservoir.
Even though only the titles and not the name of the queen are preserved on the rear pilaster, this piece has been identified as a statue of Meritamun, also known as the White Queen, a daughter of Ramesses II. On the death of Nefertari (some time after the twenty-first year of the pharaoh's reign) she took on the role of the Great Royal Wife.
Tomb of Nefertari Atum and Osiris. 'Atum 'The All' or 'Perfection' Appearance: Man with the double crown Atum was a creator god. The ancient Egyptians believed that Atum was the first god to exist on earth. The ancient Egyptians believed that Atum rose from the waters of chaos (Nun) and created all the gods.' www.ancientegypt.... www.egyptartsite.... www.youtube.com/...
Frederick Fritz Pollard Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard (January 27, 1894 – May 11, 1986) was the first African American head coach in the National Football League (NFL). Pollard along with Bobby Marshall were the first two African American players in the NFL in 1920.