Colossi of Memnon, Luxor

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Przemyslaw
published on 16 September 2016

The Colossi of Memnon. Amenhotep III (1386-1353 BCE) commissioned them to stand guard over his mortuary complex at Luxor, Egypt. They are seventy feet high (21 metres), each weighing seven hundred tons.

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