PHOTO OF THE WEEK – IT IS A MATTER Of SIZE

Do you know the game books “Find Waldo?” Where is Waldo in this picture?

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The Colossal of Memnon, 63 feet high, sitting on a 9 feet base, makes it difficult to find him. The statue was part of the funerary temple of Amenhoteb the 3rd, which was destroyed in 27 BC. by an earthquake – and since after the earthquake the stones of the temple were taken to build another temple, he is sitting there all alone – or maybe not?

They are made from sand lime stone and are located on the West Bank in Luxor

They are made from sand lime stone and are located on the West Bank in Luxor

No! There there is a second one, — and together they are an impressive setting for the backdrop of the Valley of the Kings, seen behind them.

Photo by Steve Ott

Photo by Steve Ott

More from Egypt soon

                   Brigitte

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About Brigitte Nioche

Author of Living Longer, Living Well - How to Embrace the Challenges of a Long Life. Other titles - Dress to Impress, The Sensual Dresser, What Turns Men On.
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