2 giant sphinxes depicting King Tut’s grandfather found at ancient Egyptian temple

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Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered two colossal limestone statues of King Amenhotep III that are fashioned to look like sphinxes, according to the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.

An Egyptian-German archaeological mission discovered the sphinx-like statues, which were originally about 26 feet (8 meters) long when they were created for King Amenhotep III, an 18th-dynasty king whose reign (about 1390 B.C. to 1353 B.C.) is known for its peace and prosperity, and whose grandson was King Tutankhamun.



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