In the south of Egypt, unexpectedly found perfectly preserved
скульптуру с изображением sphinx на постаменте. Representatives
Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities report that the find
was made during the routine cleaning up the local temple
Kom-Ombo from groundwater.
In all likelihood, the artifact belonging to the Ptolemaic epoch was
created in the IV-I century BC. The statue is artfully carved from
sandstone. The size of the sculpture is relatively small – it is known that
product width is only 28 centimeters. Голова sphinx
crowned with royal headgear Urey with the image of the patroness
Lower Egypt – the goddess cobra Uadzhit. The artifact is even preserved.
dark paint, which painted the eyes of a mythical creature.
При взгляде на этого sphinx создается впечатление, что это
living creature that looks in turn at you. Not by chance
Many researchers have called this discovery not archaeological, but
mystical artifact. Almost all users agreed with this.
And how do you imagine this mysterious sphinx? ..