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    Sphinx

    April 10 in Egypt ⋅ ☀️ 20 °C

    The other important and famous structure at Giza is, of course, the Sphinx. I won't get into all the theories about the origin of this monumental statue, except to say that it was created from a single rock, carved in place. It is said that it was intended to guard the monuments to the pharoahs.
    Unfortunately, the sun was at the wrong angle to get a good picture of the face. The first 4 pictures are various views of the sphinx. The last two are in the temple along side the sphinx.
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