Egypt Picture - Colossi of Memnon

Colossi of Memnon

Colossi of Memnon


John Ross


Colossi of Memnon


Amenhotep III (18th Dynasty) built a mortuary temple in Thebes that was guarded by two gigantic statues on the outer gates. All that remains now are the 23 meter (75 ft) high, one thousand ton statues of Amenhotep III. Though damaged by nature and ancient tourists, the statues are still impressive.

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