Colossus Likely Depicting Ramses II Found in Egypt

The pharaoh also known as Ramses the Great was the most powerful and celebrated ruler of ancient Egypt.

[Editor’s note: This story has been carried all over the media, but one thing that is glaringly obvious to me has been ignored – the guy depicted in the statue has got a huge conical shaped head!  He’s not wearing a fancy hat or crown, that’s his head and it is clearly very different to standard human. 

Some cultures practised head binding of infants to shape the skull into a more pointy form, but this doesn’t change the volume of the skull, so the statue is clearly not a depiction of someone who underwent head binding – the volume is clearly much larger than normal for a human.

Conical skulls and statues depicting the same have turned up all over the place, particularly in central and south America, so this is no isolated case. If it were not for the skulls in existence held in various museums, then we might put the statues down to artistic licence, but it seems clear that people with these large conical heads did exist.

Who were they? Were they human?

One other thing – this statue is quartzite, a rock harder than granite. How did the ancient Egyptians carve such stone? Clearly not with simple copper chisels and mallets as we have been told.

So whatever this statue represents, one thing is certain – it is most unusual and not explained by mainstream orthodox history and archaeology. Ian]

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Colossus Likely Depicting Ramses II Found in Egypt

Archaeologists from Egypt and Germany have found a massive eight-meter statue submerged in ground water in a Cairo slum that they say probably depicts revered Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago.

The discovery, hailed by the Antiquities Ministry as one of the most important ever, was made near the ruins of Ramses II’s temple in the ancient city of Heliopolis, located in the eastern part of modern-day Cairo.

“Last Tuesday they called me to announce the big discovery of a colossus of a king, most probably Ramses II, made out of quartzite,” Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani told Reuters on Thursday at the site of the statue’s unveiling.

The most powerful and celebrated ruler of ancient Egypt, the pharaoh also known as Ramses the Great was the third of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt and ruled from 1279 to 1213 BCE.

He led several military expeditions and expanded the Egyptian Empire to stretch from Syria in the east to Nubia in the south. His successors called him the “Great Ancestor.”

“We found the bust of the statue and the lower part of the head and now we removed the head and we found the crown and the right ear and a fragment of the right eye,” Anani said.

The joint Egyptian-German expedition also found the upper part of a life-sized limestone statue of Pharaoh Seti II, Ramses II’s grandson, that is 80 centimeters long.

Experts will now attempt to extract the remaining pieces of both statues before restoring them. If they are successful and the colossus is proven to depict Ramses II, it will be moved to the entrance of the Grand Egyptian Museum, set to open in 2018.

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  1. Eduardo  March 14, 2017 at 3:39 pm

    Greetings Khalid! I have attempted many times to drill holes into granite and rather believe in the help of the Jinn or other non human forces then versions created explaining history to us. He, who is honest and has worked in construction,will have a close look at the workmanship and technique how the pyramids were assembled, will have much doubts about the “official educational” versions.
    Fact is we are not being told the truth by these pseudo scientists who control and restrict science.
    I for myself can live very well with chapter 27 of the Quran though baring in mind that mankind is very much beyond their capabilities through suppression from within.
    There is much evil in mankind itself even without “the devils whisper”.

  2. JohnZ  March 13, 2017 at 6:53 am

    Judging from the fine lines along the sides of the head, it appears to be some sort of hat or bonnet. Today we wear hats for utility or in some cases to advertise or for a fashion statement but there were times when a particular hat indicated a certain status as it continues to this day: crowns for royalty, certain headpieces for religious leaders, just consider the silliness of the papal headgear or the nonsensical yarmulke.
    I suppose someone wearing a hat with a John Deere logo on it has some meaning to it in relation to a Trump voter.
    How ironic that such an antiquity would turn up in the slums of Cairo. Must be quite embarrassing to the Egyptian government to have distinguished people trudging through such humanity.
    Fascinating nonetheless.

  3. Peter Johnson  March 13, 2017 at 4:24 am

    Ian,

    The very hard crystalline stones were “carved” thus:

    A round river rock roughly the size of a melon was held in both hands and tapped/bounced repeatedly on the surface to be shaped. Each time it was struck against the work a tiny cornflake of the harder more brittle rock spalled off. Choosing more conical rocks as tools allowed finer work. I’ve seen this demonstrated and very fine smooth work can be made in this way.

    The pointy heads are a mystery. I always assumed it was a hat.

    • Peter Johnson  March 13, 2017 at 9:51 am

      In short, you don’t have to cut the stone as we now would with something like a chisel or cutting disc. You can strike it directly and take advantage of its brittle crystaline structure to cause little particles to spall off.

    • Eduardo  March 13, 2017 at 2:39 pm

      The tooth of the steel saw will be blunt before starting to slice into granite Edward and Peter Johnson how do you manufacture a smooth perfect square of e.g. 3×2 m of very hard granite by this technique?
      We always deny the fact that Egypt was more advanced in its time then the following 2000+ years of humanity.

    • Eduardo  March 14, 2017 at 12:47 am

      Dear Edward, have you ever personally worked with granite – beyond your history studies? I guess not!

      If intellect does not survive death then having no idea will be evident.

    • Khalid Talaat  March 14, 2017 at 9:26 am

      Greetings Eduardo… you asked how to split a long rock or slab in a straight line? Well how did the Egyptians split into a straight line the 75 foot Obelisk of Queen Hapshetsut found in the Karnak Temple. It is a simple method and still used today in quarries where cable saws are not available. The process is simple, you draw a line and along this line you drill small holes into the granite. Then you insert wooden dowels and soak them with water and wait until a night freeze expands the water in the dowels and split the rock. Lifting it in place was done by shifting the angle of sand at the base while pulling the top of the obelisk. The Queen’s Obelisk weighs around 150 tons. My question is: how did they move this 150 ton obelisk when the nearest known quarry for that type of granite is 300 miles away. The British tried to loot it but it was too heavy to lift onto a ship.

  4. Khalid Talaat  March 13, 2017 at 1:41 am

    Ian, the shape of the crown, if I remember correctly is a result of the unification of the two kingdoms. Look at Nifertiti’s crown. Her crown resembles a bucket.
    What I think is more interesting is having the discovery bring the worlds attention to the slums of Cairo. Having all these high ranking Egyptian official hosting with embarrassment their guests in the slums indicates that nothing has changed in Egypt since Ramses.

    • JohnZ  March 13, 2017 at 6:56 am

      More proof of the existence of the Coneheads!
      We’re from France…….consume mass quantities.

  5. Larry Cox  March 12, 2017 at 8:42 pm

    Ian’s points about the head are very well-taken.
    But this is also a somewhat sad example of how disconnected the various alternative news commentators are. Only a few days ago David Wilcock made a major release based on his presentations at the “Conscious Life Expo” in Los Angeles. This release attempts to explain the connection between these large-headed beings and the most prominent ruling faction on Earth today. Do I think he has it right? Hard to say. But we all – including Ian – should be aware of this. It has a strong bearing on current world political events. I would not be surprised if it were itself some form of propaganda being foisted on us via David, but the data is far from mere conjecture. We all have a lot more to learn about all this!

    • Dr. Abu-Bakr Susta  March 12, 2017 at 10:32 pm

      Larry: Points well taken. Many others & I agree — including some/many at VT.

      VT author Dr. Preston James writes extensively on these subjects. Gordon Duff has several semi-recent YouTube audios about these phenomena. Both well worth checking.

      Wilcock, James & others drawn to ET/UFO issues favored Trump over Hillary in 2016. So what? If or since Hillary & Co. were part of the most powerful faction of The Cabal, why not first eliminate that faction? Then the faction of The Cabal that controls Trump & Co.?

      One way to look at the Trump-versus-Hillary election is that it was tantamount to +/-RKM/Trump versus +/-Nazis/Hillary — with both sides being backed by descendents of ancient immigrants to Earth and with the RKM faction and the Nazi faction hedging their bets by providing some support for both candidates.

      Wilcock, Preston, Duff, Ian & others have not (yet) adopted this analysis. Maybe soon… ;-).

  6. kaho  March 12, 2017 at 6:29 pm

    Of course there are also such things as may be called complicated coincidences.

  7. Eduardo  March 12, 2017 at 3:12 pm

    Must be an artist impression to project Ramses II with a conical head Ian.
    Pyramids were built with wooden carts, copper tools and hundreds of thousand of slaves. Poor luck also that that these heavy constructions are located on a massive granite shelf to carry the weight. The alignment with the belt of Orion is also simple coincidence.
    How to chisel an exact square of granite with coper tools was unfortunately taken out of the education program at Universities.
    Science is a hoax, education is a hoax and maybe humanity and Jews are the greatest hoax of history ever.
    Hey Christians, time for the second coming? Hope your Jesus turns up with a human head this time otherwise the human BS department will work overtime again and has him liquidated.
    Trump makes America great again. That is all that matters Earthlings!

    • Khalid Talaat  March 13, 2017 at 1:27 am

      Greeting Eduardo… your limited knowledge of the pyramids and the mathematical “coincidences” you speak of remind me of this fundamental Salafist who was on the news a while back espousing that Egypt should dismantle the Pyramids. Now if you can, think about that for a minute or two, you will learn that each stone in the Pyramid is several tones and the amount of horsepower and man hours required would be astronomical. Hopefully you will realize that the biggest coincidence we might all witness is not the pyramids but if Trump made America great again. No, I would NOT rather have Hillary.

    • JohnZ  March 13, 2017 at 6:42 am

      The earth is only 6000 years old! Humans and dinosaurs occupied the same time and besides the earth is flat! NASA is lying to us all.! Demons cause illnesses and disease is God’s punishment for sin and wickedness.
      Don’t believe me…just go over to Youtube and check out some of the posts and videos there.
      Religious superstition and ignorance feed off each other like flies on crap and nowhere is this more prevalent than here in America, a nation rife with religious fundamentalism along with unsurpassed ignorance.

    • Eduardo  March 13, 2017 at 2:21 pm

      Greetings Kahlid, my limited knowledge about the pyramids desires a deep uncovering of the truth before the arrival of Abraham & Co. Above scribbling was an ironic statement including the facts “our education” has served us. Laser like cut square blocks of granite with the help of copper chisels, drills and wooden logs/pegs are as much imaginative then the logistics of material and men history tries to tell us.
      Dismantling the pyramids would be the last of my desires Kahlid.
      The Vatican will have more rights to the dismantling process.

    • Khalid Talaat  March 14, 2017 at 8:50 am

      Greetings Eduardo… I visited the pyramids and entered the great pyramid to the burial chamber. you can not fit the edge of your pocket knife between the stones. if you put one eye on the edge of an opening looking down any hallway the walls would look bowed out. But the passage way in the pyramid looks srtaight to the eye. It indicates that the walls of the hallway was bowed out to compensate. But so what the Greeks adjusted their columns for the same effects. You can draw these columns on paper, The two huge slabs pitched like a gable roof over the burial chamber and carry the remaining two thirds of the weight of the stones to the peak. We know from inscriptions and the sand escape tunnels, that they piled sand over the chamber and laid atop the two big slabs. Then slowly removed the sand from the escape tunnels until the two stones met and formed the top of the chamber. There was no laser nor anti gravity beam.

    • Khalid Talaat  March 14, 2017 at 9:03 am

      Maybe it is synchronicity, but JohnZ mentioned that the demons or Jinn have helped. The Quraan in Chapter 27, “The Ant”, narrates the story of Suleiman and shows him to be a righteous king. The Quraan will refer that Allah had put under Suleiman’s command the Jinn for good works in the air, land and sea. It continues to inform the reader that a jinn could fetch for Suleiman anything from the Kingdom of Sheba before Suleiman could blink. They travel at great speeds.
      The Quraan also informs us that the Jinn have among them the good and the bad and are, as we are, subjected to satan’s whispers. I would suggest that there are the good ones trying to keep the bad ones from hurting mankind.

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