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Offbeat Has Egypt's second sphinx been found? Ancient statue with a 'lion's body and a human head' is unearthed by stunned construction workers

13:58  10 august  2018
13:58  10 august  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Ancient statue with a ' lion ' s body and a human head ' is unearthed by stunned construction The new statue was discovered between the temples of Karnak and Luxor The ' sphinx ' was found on Al-Kabbash Road which connects the two temples The ' second sphinx ' has not yet been lifted from the ground, however, officials said tourists are

Ancient statue with a ‘ lion ’ s body and a human head ’ is unearthed by stunned construction workers . Posted On August 12, 2018 Alien Officials has confirmed the statue has a ‘ lion ’ s body with a human head ’. Great Sphinx of Giza in Egypt was near the Great Pyramids on the west bank.

The Great Sphinx of Giza set against the Pyramid of Khufu© getty The Great Sphinx of Giza set against the Pyramid of Khufu Egypt's long-rumoured second sphinx may have been unearthed by construction workers building a new road.

According to local reports, a sphinx-like statue was found on Al-Kabbash Road, which connects the two temples of Karnak and Luxor built around 1400BC.

Officials have confirmed the statue has a 'lion's body with a human head'.

The 'second sphinx' has not yet been lifted from the ground, however, officials said tourists are welcome to visit the construction site to view the ancient statute.

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Ancient statue with a ' lion ' s body and a human head ' is unearthed by stunned construction workers . 13:21 10 august 2018. The ' second sphinx ' has not yet been lifted from the ground, however, officials said tourists are welcome to visit the construction site to view the ancient statute.

Ancient statue with a ' lion ' s body and a human head ' is unearthed by stunned construction workers . Egypt ' s long-rumoured second sphinx may have been unearthed by construction workers building a new road. According to local reports, a sphinx-like statue was found on.

No photographs of the structure have been published, the Director General of Antiquities has confirmed.

The Great Sphinx of Giza was discovered by the Great Pyramids on the west bank of the river Nile. It is the oldest and largest known monumental sculpture in the world.

Excavations first started on the Karnak and Luxor temple complexes, located within the ancient city of Thebes, back in 1884, according to RT.

This led to a flurry of significant archaeological discoveries until around 1960, when excavation work at the sites ceased.

a close up of a building: Reports suggest a sphinx-like statue (stock image) has been discovered between the ancient temples of Karnak and Luxor which date to around 1400BC© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Reports suggest a sphinx-like statue (stock image) has been discovered between the ancient temples of Karnak and Luxor which date to around 1400BC Construction workers uncovered the 'second sphinx' during a roadworks project between the temples of Karnak and Luxor.

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Egypt ’ s long-rumoured second sphinx may have been unearthed by construction workers building a new road. According to local reports, a sphinx-like statue was found on Al-Kabbash Road, which connects the two temples of Karnak and Luxor built around 1400BC. Officials have confirmed the

The Egyptian infrastructure project has been halted while the statue is examined.

According to the area's Director General of Antiquities, Mohamed Abdel Aziz, the statue can not yet be lifted 'due to the nature of the environment it is in'.

Aziz has confirmed tourists are able to visit the road to see the statue for themselves, however, he confirmed no images of the statue have been released.

The Al-Kabbash Road project to excavate and restore the road first began in 2005 and is scheduled to be finished by the end of this year at a cost of $12.7 million (£10m).

a close up of a map: The Al-Kabbash Road project in Luxor is due to be finished by the end of this year at a cost of $12.7 million (£10m)© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The Al-Kabbash Road project in Luxor is due to be finished by the end of this year at a cost of $12.7 million (£10m)

With the body of a lion and the head of a human, Great Sphinx of Giza measures a grand 239ft (73 metres) long and 65ft (20 metres) high.

Literally translating to 'Father of Dread,' this mythical creature is believed to resemble Pharaoh Khafre, who was the ruler at the time of construction.

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Has Egypt ' s second sphinx been found ? Ancient statue with a lion ' s body and human head is unearthed by stunned construction workers Daily Mail - August 9, 2018 Egypt ' s long-rumored second sphinx may have been unearthed by construction workers building a new road.

Has Egypt ' s second sphinx been found ? Ancient statue with a ' lion ' s body and a human head ' is unearthed by stunned construction workers The new statue was

It is believed that Djadefre, the elder brother of Khafra, built the Sphinx to honour his father Khufu.

With the body of a lion and the head of a human, Great Sphinx of Giza measures a grand 239ft (73 metres) long and 65ft (20 metres) high© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited With the body of a lion and the head of a human, Great Sphinx of Giza measures a grand 239ft (73 metres) long and 65ft (20 metres) high

This would place the time of construction somewhere between 2550 BC and 2450 BC.

However the limited evidence linking the Sphinx to Khafra is circumstantial and somewhat ambiguous.

It was constructed around during the reign of Pharaoh Khafra, and it is thought that the face of the statue was modelled on his.

Over time it gradually became buried up to its neck in sand, which helped to preserve it before it was finally excavated in 1925.

a group of people in a barn: It is just next to the Great Pyramid of Giza which was built as a tomb and a symbol of eternity for the Pharaoh Khufu© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited It is just next to the Great Pyramid of Giza which was built as a tomb and a symbol of eternity for the Pharaoh Khufu It is just next to the Great Pyramid of Giza which was built as a tomb and a symbol of eternity for the Pharaoh Khufu.

It stands 456ft (139 metres) high – just over nine double-decker buses stacked on top of one another.

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Ancient statue with a ' lion ' s body and a human head ' is unearthed by stunned construction workers The new statue was discovered between the temples of Karnak and Luxor The ' sphinx ' was found on Al-Kabbash Road which connects the two temples Officials has confirmed the statue has a

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