Archeologists in Egypt unearth ancient pharaoh’s statue

27.04.2011                      23.Nisan, 5771                      Isru Chag; Tag 8 des Omer

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Archeologists in Egypt unearth ancient pharaoh's statue

Egyptian antiquities chief Zahi Hawass says archaeologists unearthed the biggest statue of Tutankhamun's grandfather Amenhotep III and another of the goddess Sekhmet.

Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed the biggest statue of Tutankhamun's grandfather Amenhotep III and another of the goddess Sekhmet, the country's antiquities chief Zahi Hawass said on Tuesday.
Both statues were discovered at the pharaoh's temple on the western bank of the Nile at Luxor in southern Egypt. The statue of Amenhotep III, who reigned around 3,350 years ago, is 13.65 meters high and carved out of quartzite….