17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
The Ramesseum

Mortuary temple of Ramesses II, otherwise known as Ramesses the Great (r. 1279-1213 BCE), one of the most powerful and revered pharaohs of New Kingdom Egypt. The Theban Hills overlook the site.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2018
Date Uploaded: 06.2019
Photo Location: Luxor, Egypt
Camera: X-T10
Copyright: © Christopher Nichols