The second sphinx in Egypt was discovered during the construction of a new road. According to the local press, the location of the find was the road that connected the two temples as early as 1400 BC. Officials Confirm The Statue Has The Body Of A Lion With A Human Head.
«Second Sphinx» has not yet been lifted from the ground, however, according to officials, tourists can visit the site of the now excavation, rather than building to see an ancient statue. Photos of the find have not yet been published online.
Talking about «older brother» Finds: The great Sphinx of Giza was found on the west bank of the Nile River. It is the oldest and largest known monumental sculpture in the world. Excavation began for the first time in a complex of temples located within the ancient city of Thebes, back in 1884. This led to the emergence of a huge number of archaeological discoveries that did not dry out until 1960. IN this period of time, excavation at the site stopped.
Literally the word «sphinx» translates as «father of fear». This mythical creature is believed to resemble Pharaoh Khafre, who was the ruler of these lands. It is believed that Djedefra, Khafra’s older brother, built the Sphinx in honor of his father Khufu..
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