Colossi of Memnon Luxor, Egypt

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The first main sight across the Nile from Luxor are these two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For 3,400 years, they have guarded his mortuary temple.

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318761
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Colossi of Memnon
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Coordinates
25.720514° N, 32.610261° E

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Colossi of Memnon (Luxor, Egypt)
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Holly Hayes
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March 21, 2015