Choose a hotspot on the map and explore the capital's important monuments and archaeological sites!
Do you want to know more about daily life of an excavation?
at Pi-Ramesse for kids you can find out who is doing which job on our excavation, what we are dealing with in this project and what is in an excavation diary!
Qantir dig house. © Qantir/Pi-Ramesse project.
There is an exciting story behind this picture!
Discover traces of the city in museums around the world at Pi-Ramesse Around the World!
Photo: Feet of a colossal statue of Ramesses II
Location of the tiles
Beautiful Faience Objects for Pi-Ramesse
About ‘the (city) with beautiful windows and radiant doorways of lapis lazuli and turquoise’ you will find out more under A City of Technologies!
Foreign tribute bearer. Glazed tile from the side of a stairway that led to a dais in a palace in Pi-Ramesse. MMA 35.1.16. © Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Rogers Fund, Edward S. Harkness Gift and by exchange, 1922, 1929, 1935.
Pi-Ramesse – “House of Ramesses”
Find out more about the large-scale construction project Pi-Ramesse and its monuments at a city in XXL format!
Plan of the digging area, 2023. photo: Frank Stremke. © Qantir/Pi-Ramesse project.
Pharaoh’s Horse Stables
Horses played an important role in Pi-Ramesse. They were mainly used as draft animals for wagons.
Learn more about the special role horses played in Pi-Ramesse at Horses for the Pharao!
Photo: reconstruction of the stables. © Artefacts-berlin.de.
"Heavy Metal" and high temperature technologies
Explore the high-tech location of Pi-Ramesse at A City of Technologies!
Metalworking factory: “cross furnace”. Photo: Norbert Böer. © Qantir/Pi-Ramesse Project.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Pi-Ramesse: a hub of cultural exchange
Get to know at Chronicle of a City the checkered history of Ramses' capital from its foundation to its rediscovery!
Writing tool and cuneiform tablet fragment of Ramses II's foreign policy correspondence. photo: Axel Krause. © Qantir/Piramesse project.
AN XXL CITY
CHRONICLE OF A CITY
A CITY OF TECHNOLOGIES
HORSES FOR THE PHARAO
PI-RAMESSE AROUND THE WORLD