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By: Jennifer Houser Wegner
Of all of the Egyptian pharaohs, perhaps none can be said to be as productive as Ramses II. Ramses II was the pharaoh who would have one of the longest recorded reigns — sixty-seven years, would fight more battles, and would produce more statuary and construct more buildings than any other ruler of ancient Egypt. […]
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