The reconstruction of Pi-Ramesse

About the project Qantir/Pi-Ramesse (House of Ramses) is situated in the Nile-Delta of Egypt, about 120 km northeast of Cairo. The city was founded by Ramesses II. in the 13th century BCE and was since then his main residence. It is structured by monumental palace and temple buildings and was the seat of the royal […]

The Samana well/Egypt

About the project In 2000 and 2001, an ancient Egyptian well was excavated by the Qantir-Piramesse project of the Roemer-Pelizaeus Museum, Hildesheim, Germany, led by Dr. Edgar B. Pusch. The well dates back to the reign of Ramesses II (1279-1213 BCE) and is located in the modern village of Samana in the North Eastern Nile […]