The Colossi of Memnon

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Mark Cartwright
by Kora27
published on 01 June 2017
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The Colossi of Memnon

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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