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This impressive monument, carved in honor of an unknown Pharaoh during the 18th Dynasty, is 26 feet long, 13 feet tall and weighs approximately 90 tons.
Mit Rahina Museum, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

A bit out of the way, but if you've got some time, the complex is full of statues, with Ramses II being the main attraction. Though it is small, this is actually the second biggest sphinx of them all.

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Reviewed 3 July 2018

It is amazing how these pharaonic representations would be lost to the locals and the world in general in just a few short generations

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 2 July 2018

A complete sphinx unlike the great sphix in giza. Constructed on limestone (marble), one can imagine the glory of the sphinx in giza which has been danaged on the face...

Thank Syed R
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

At Memphis, Ramses statue is the highlight, but might as well take a picture here. It is not that spectacular, and if it were not for Ramses, I wouldn’t go here.

Thank msa23_2000
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Located at the Memphis museum. It is cool to see if you have time, the statue or Ramesses II is more impressive. Overall I think there are other sites to see first if you are pressed for time.

Thank John F
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Unfortunately, the area around the Sphinx and pyramids are overrun with hawkers peddling their stuff. It is also quite dirty at times. It's best to go with a local who can steer you away from the tourist traps that the hawkers will try and lure...More

Thank Bel S
Reviewed 9 May 2018

egypte is a place you must have been in your life.the place have so much to show.it is save sucurity is awesome.we never feel scared 1 day

Thank mcyrus2
Reviewed 1 May 2018

If you do not have time to visit the statue of Sphinx in Giza, you can visit the miniature at this location. The shape resembles the original sphinx statue but with a smaller size. Around the location there are also many sellers of souvenirs with...More

Thank tppas2000
Reviewed 21 April 2018

It is like an outside museum so I wouldn't recommend wearing your good shoes that you would mind getting sand on. It's a great experience to see the history there and it's cheap to go.

Thank DWhite713
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Nice experience, pleasant visit but the real highlights are the Ramses11 statue and the boat museum.

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