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The Sphinx and Pyramids at Giza, Egypt, circa 1893.
The Great Sphinx, partially excavated, ca. 1878.

Giza Sphinx Early Photography

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Maarten Hoogland on Instagram: "Three ancient wonders, one mesmerizing view. The Great Sphinx, the Pyramids, and the Karnak Temple stand the test of time and continue to amaze us. Captured by @yalrashid #ancientegypt #sevenwonders"

Giza Sphinx

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a white sculpture of a sheep laying down
Sphinx of Amenhotep II | New Kingdom | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Sphinx of Amenhotep II | New Kingdom | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
an egyptian statue is on display in a museum
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a statue of an egyptian sphinx with a cat on it's back
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a white sculpture sitting on top of a table
EGYPT: Sphinx of Amenhotep II. 1427–1400 b.C.back - أبو الهول لأمنحتب الثاني. 1427-1400 ق.م
Pharaoh Amenhotep II, also sometimes called Amenophis II meaning 'Amun is satisfied'. He was the seventh pharaoh of the XVIII dynasty and inherited a vast kingdom from his father Thutmosi III. He kept it through military campaigns; however, he fought much less than his father, and his reign saw the effective cessation of conflicts with the Mitanni, the main enemies in Syria.
a white sculpture of a dog laying down
EGYPT: Sphinx of Amenhotep II, 1427–1400 BC- أبو الهول لأمنحتب الثاني، 1427-1400 قبل الميلاد
Pharaoh Amenhotep II, also sometimes called Amenophis II meaning 'Amun is satisfied'. He was the seventh pharaoh of the XVIII dynasty and inherited a vast kingdom from his father Thutmosi III. He kept it through military campaigns; however, he fought much less than his father, and his reign saw the effective cessation of conflicts with the Mitanni, the main enemies in Syria.
an ancient statue of a dog laying down on its side with it's head turned to the side
EGYPT: Sphinx of Amenhotep II, 1427–1400 BC- أبو الهول لأمنحتب الثاني، 1427-1400 قبل الميلاد
Pharaoh Amenhotep II, also sometimes called Amenophis II meaning 'Amun is satisfied'. He was the seventh pharaoh of the XVIII dynasty and inherited a vast kingdom from his father Thutmosi III. He kept it through military campaigns; however, he fought much less than his father, and his reign saw the effective cessation of conflicts with the Mitanni, the main enemies in Syria.
an ancient egyptian statue sitting on display in a museum
King Thutmose II As Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Cairo
an ancient statue is displayed on a black pedestal with a gray back ground behind it
Sphinx of Hatshepsut | New Kingdom | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
an aerial view of the ancient city of palmyran
Maarten Hoogland on Instagram: "Three ancient wonders, one mesmerizing view. The Great Sphinx, the Pyramids, and the Karnak Temple stand the test of time and continue to amaze us. Captured by @yalrashid #ancientegypt #sevenwonders"