Egyptian archaeologists find sandstone sphinx in temple at Aswan

The sandstone statue of Sphinx that was discovered in Kom Ombo Temple in Aswan in upper Egypt is seen in this handout picture obtained on September 16, 2018. The Ministry of Antiquities/Handout via REUTERS

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian archaeologists draining water from a temple in the southern city of Aswan have uncovered a sandstone sphinx likely dating to the Ptolemaic era, the antiquities ministry said on Sunday. The sphinx, a mythical being with the head of a human and the body of a lion, was discovered at the Kom […]

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