Colossuses of Memnon

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The two impassive giants represent the Pharaoh Amenophis III. They flanked formerly the entry of its funerary temple. The colossus became a place of pilgrimage and the Greeks identified it in Memnon, the son of the Dawn.
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Colossuses of Memnon

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