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The ancient Egyptian sculpture called The Sphinx is also located on the Giza plateau, and was probably carved at the request of the 4th dynasty pharaoh Chephren or Khafre. The statue is carved out of the native bedrock, and has the body of a lion and (so is believed) Pharaoh Chephren's face. Later the Sphinx became associated with the Egyptian god Harmakhis. Bucketlist, History Timeline, Buckets Lists, World Places, Favorite Places, Egyptian Wonder, Ancient Egyptian, Ancient Architecture, Travel Buckets
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Egypt - Philae. Proof I'm an Egypt nerd. This wasn't labelled before, but I recognized it almost immediately. I need to stop reading. What I wouldn't give to travel Egypt for a month or two? Heck, even a week or two would make me happy.