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75-tonne Ramses II statue restored and unveiled in Egypt

Apr 20, 2017 10:45 IST
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Egypt reveals a massive granite statue of Ramses II in Luxor after completing its restoration. Ramses II was the most powerful and celebrated of the ancient Pharaohs and rules more than 3000 years ago. The sculpture is 36 feet high and weighs 75000 kilogrammes. It was in 57 pieces when it was discovered in 1958 and 1960. (Reuters)