Ancient Egyptian Statues…

 

Impressive granite Egyptian sphinx statues that are nearly 3,500 years old are located on either side of the Petersburg Academy of Fine Arts and some of the earliest examples of Neoclassical architecture.
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The sphinx stood outside Pharaoh Amenhotep III’s tomb in the Alley of the Sphinxes, Egypt and are regarded as two of the best examples of Ancient Egypt colossal sculpture outside of Egypt.  (Bet they are not being returned!)

 

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