Archaeologists discover ancient sphinx in Egypt

Archaeologists have discovered a statue of a lion’s body and a human head in the southern city of Aswan, Egypt. Antiquities Ministry said the sphinx made of sandstone was found in the Temple of Kom Ombo. It dates back to the Ptolemaic Dynasty, which ruled Egypt for some 300 years from around 320 B.C. to about 30 B.C. Egypt hopes such discoveries will spur tourism, partially driven by antiquities sightseeing.AP
Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-life/archaeologists-discover-ancient-sphinx-in-egypt/article24963497.ece

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