Ramesses as a Child

Ramesses as a Child

Reproduction of a bas-relief depicting the Ramesses II in the pose of a child from the New Kingdom.
Ramesses is depicted in the traditional pose of a child, seated on a soft cushion, his finger to his lips, and his head bare except for a braid of hair falling to one side. The cushion reproduces the hieroglyphic sign of the akhet, or horizon.

Dynasty 19