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Egypt Picture - Underwater Sphinx


Underwater Sphinx

Underwater Sphinx


Photographer:

Roger Wood

Title:

Underwater Sphinx

Description:

A sphinx in the outer court of the temple of Ramesses II at el-Sebua. When, in the 1960's, the High Dam was being constructed, this temple that was built by Ramesses II, and is now usually referred to as the Temple of Wadi al-Sabua (Wadi el-Sebua) but originally known as the "House-of-Amun", was salvaged (in 1964) and moved to a new, elevated site several kilometers to the northwest.


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