Colossi of Memnon Photo Gallery

These two huge statues of Amenhotep III seated on his throne and wearing the royal Nemes headdress originally guarded his mortuary temple, which was plundered for building material by later pharaohs. The statues were damaged by an earthquake in 27 B.C.E.

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one statue showing scale torso of statue

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