In Egypt found the statue of the Sphinx

В Египте обнаружили статую сфинкса

Archaeologists in the course of cleaning from ground water of the temple of Kom Ombo in Aswan, southern Egypt, found a statue of an animal with a human face of the Sphinx.

Dr. Mostafa Viziers, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of antiquities, said that the discovered statue, probably belongs to the Ptolemaic period (331 BC — 31 ad), reports gazeta.ru.

It is clarified that two months ago in the same part of the temple was discovered two relief representing the king Ptolemy V.

Further, as stated by Abdul Abdul Saeed, General Director of the “antiquities of the Aswan” will carried out a thorough archaeological examination to gather more accurate information about the discovery.

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