The Question and Answer section for Percy Shelley: Poems is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Sorry, I do not have the anthology you are referring to.
In line 6-7 there is another living figure put into the poem, the "sculptor", who makes a statue representing the "passions" Ozmaddias. Even though the statue is dead, the passions from it survive.
Here we have a speaker learning from a traveler about a giant, ruined statue that lay broken and eroded in the desert. The title of the poem informs the reader that the subject is the 13th-century B.C. Egyptian King Ramses II, whom the Greeks...