"Sphinx" Great Sphinx - Abu Al-Hol Tip by Dutch1980

Great Sphinx - Abu Al-Hol, Cairo: 63 reviews and 136 photos

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Close to the Pyramids of Giza you find the Sphinx the god Re-Horachte the SUN GOD.

The Sphinx is 73 metres long and the head is quite small to the body.
The Sphinx head is watching east and as they say to his own zodiac sign the Lion

Address: next to the Piramids of Giza
Directions: next to the Piramids of Giza
Website: http://www.touregypt.net

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  • Updated Mar 1, 2006
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