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Sunday, 3 May 2020

Egypt relocates Karnak’s four ram-headed sphinxes to Tahrir Square

Gov’t relocates Karnak’s four ram-headed sphinxes to Tahrir Square: The government has moved four ram-headed sphinx statues from Luxor’s Karnak Temple to Tahrir Square after renovation work, according to a Tourism and Antiquities Ministry statement. The statues were placed on pedestals near the King Ramses II obelisk, which was recently reassembled in Tahrir. Euronews took note of the story, suggesting that the move could endanger the iconic statues due to the capital’s high pollution levels.

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