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Ruined Avenue of the Sphinxes.

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Title: Ruined Avenue of the Sphinxes.
Author: Unknown author
Summary: "The remains of crumbling sphinxes line the avenue on the south, two miles in length, which is the only one left of ten which set out from this temple and led to the great temple of Luxor and to other grand objects that once stood within this extensive valley, over which the gorgeous processions of kings and priests were accustomed to march into the temple.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/21508
Date: 1884
Original Source Loring, W.W. "A Confederate Soldier in Egypt". Dodd, Mead & Company: New York, 1884. p. 166a.
Subject Sphinxes--Egypt; Ruins--Egypt; Egypt--Antiquities
About This Resource: Forms part of the Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA)


Ruined Avenue of the Sphinxes. (1884).
From Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA). http://hdl.handle.net/1911/21508
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  • TIMEA Visual Materials [1769]
    This collection contains book illustrations, postcards, stereocards, photographs, and ephemera related to travel in the Middle East, primarily Egypt.

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