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Alabaster Sphinx

Mit Rahina Museum, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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This impressive monument, carved in honor of an unknown Pharaoh during the 18th Dynasty, is 26 feet long, 13 feet tall and weighs approximately 90 tons.
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Mit Rahina Museum, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

so often we have seen this image but seeing it first hand is such a great experience.the nose job is done now.

Thank irfanrawal
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Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

Was lovely to be somewhere and see something you have always heard about and seen in movies. Was an amazing photo experience too and a great big tick off my bucket list. We did as a thomas cook day trip from Sharm and it was...More

Thank Tracy Tink F
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

This was an experience of a lifetime. Seeing the Sphinx truly touched my soul. The downside was the locals. Pushy is an understatement. I got chased twice by men wrapping scarves round me and demanding I buy them, Not funny. A guy offered to take...More

Thank melba f
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

I don't really understands why Egyptians built Sphinx, but not bad for your selfie on the Facebook... :)

Thank Wanna M
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

The alabaster sphinx and a few other artifacts are all that remains of the old capital of Memphis; quite sadly as it was the greatest city of Egypt for some millennia, unfortunately it has not withstood the ravages of time very well. There is a...More

Thank Rob C
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Reviewed 3 July 2015

The famous statue of Sphinx has a little brother right here in Memphis site, with partially damaged parts.

Thank Fakasa
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Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

If you have some time this is worth stopping. Perhaps not a destination but an interesting short stop. Lots of other smaller relics in the area as well. Not sorry we took the time to visit.

Thank TAMAN1951
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Reviewed 30 April 2015

We had a great tour guide name Amira H for this tour as well of the Sphinx. She explained the history well on the Sphinx and the Pyramids. This was the highlight of my tours seeing the historical Pyramids and the Sphinx. I had an...More

Thank Tonya L
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Reviewed 12 April 2015

I found Memphis to be simply quite average sadly. Ramses II statue was pretty good, but the sphinx there was pretty underwhelming.

Thank Matthew S
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Reviewed 3 February 2015

THis place is well worth a visit to see some statues in an outdoor setting . Its tranquil with minimum hassle . You can appreciate close up the work involved in carving these magnificent statues in ancient times . I look at these icons and...More

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