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Ancient Egypt gave our civilization many sphinxes, although most people only know about one that stands today with broken nose on the west bank of the Nile in Giza, – about the Big Sphinx.
However, archaeologists constantly find sphinxes all over the planet, in including they still come across in Egypt. Another such The Sphinx, discovered recently in Luxor, became a find.
According to Youm7, this artifact was found completely by accident, due to the fact that on the Alley of Sphinxes between The Luxor and Canary Church began to build a new road: during of this construction the statue was excavated reminds a classical sphinx with a head of the person and with a body the lion.
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Note that so far the artifact has not been extracted to the surface. lands, as archaeologists, as Mohammed Abdel Aziz specified, Head of the Antiquities Authority of the Province of Egypt, they are afraid that the ancient statue will collapse as a result of a sharp changes in her environment.
Recall that the sphinxes are sculptures with the body of a lion and the head of a person, bird or ram. The tradition of creating such the statue went from Ancient Egypt, but later it was picked up and Ancient Greece, and the Ancient Roman Empire, where did they come from spread around the world (there are sphinxes in Russia – watch the video). Some independent researchers believe that at the dawn of our civilization, such could well exist mythical animals, possibly even those with supermind and influenced the development of mankind. It’s not clear, only where did they come from on Earth and where did they go then leaving behind only a memory sealed in stone …
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