"Ozymandias" Read Aloud
Ben Kingsley, a.k.a. the guy who played Gandhi in the movie of the same title, showing off his poetry-reading skills by reading "Ozymandias."
Description of the Statue
A brief history lesson about Ramses II and a description of the statue from the British Museum's website.
A picture of Shelley's gravestone from a great website about the burial places of poets.
Diodorus Siculus, Historical Library
A description of the statue of Ramses II from the first century B.C. The inscription in Shelley's poem closely paraphrases what Diodorus tells us was written on the pedestal.