You will have a wonderful time reflecting on the history and culture here. This will allow you an opportunity to reflect.
About Alabaster Sphinx
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The sphinx is in the outdoor area of the museum. It is beautiful. Memphis is the ancient capital of Egypt, and called Noph in the Old Testament. With that knowledge, it is fascinating to walk where the ancients walked.
If you are like most people, you went to Giza and you saw the Great Sphinx and you thought it was going to be bigger. You hear about the Alabaster Sphinx in Memphis and you figure that you better head out there to get another...More
this sphinx hasa nose but no inscriptions . hence no details of who built it and when and for why. disappointing except for a photo op
located very near to the pyramids is the Sphinx. It is obviously worth seeing and taking photos of. Some of it is in restoration but really worth visiting!
Don't confuse this one with the much larger Sphinx in Giza. The sphinx of Memphis is much smaller. It is next to the Colossus of Ramesses at the Mit Rahina museum so worth seeing when you see the Colossus of Ramesses. Quite a few vendors...More
This sphinx is one of the best preserved I have seen in my trip to Egypt. The detail in the carving is amazing. The collection of statues in Memphis is well worth a visit and much less crowded than the other tourist sites.
It is in Memphis which is 15-20 miles away from Giza Plateau , if you have time go there, there is also the master piece colossal limestone statue of Ramses 2 , which used to be 12.8 high when standing, but legs are missing ....More
This Sphinx in Memphis was smaller than the one in Giza but it was still worth seeing. It was a lot less crowded around this Sphinx than the one in Giza.
Once part of the complex at Memphis. Can get quite close and walk around it fully. Part of the Memphis park.