Date: 9 months ago   Category: History

Era sphinx Ptolemeev have found near the temple in Egypt


Egypt has found an ancient statue of a sphinx which can belong to an era Ptolemeev (the IV—I century B.C.). It on Sunday, September 16, TASS reports. As have told journalists in the Ministry of affairs of antiquities, archeologists have found a statue in progress in cleaning of ground waters of the temple of Kom-Ombo in the south of Egypt. Two months ago the statue of the Pharaoh Ptolemaeus V and also two more ancient monuments of the same temporary period has been found in the same part of the temple. The statue taken from under the earth has the small sizes — 28 centimeters in width on diameter basis. The head of a sphinx is decorated by an imperial attire with the image of the goddess cobra Uadzhit, there is also ritual beard of the Pharaoh. According to experts, the monument is in an excellent state. As have noted in the ministry, in the temple of Kom-Ombo about a year repair work is carried out, during this time several archaeological discoveries have been made there. Scientists have found fragments of a huge statue of the Pharaoh Ramesses II and also a bust of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius there. In Ancient Egypt of Kom-Ombo was the capital of the fifth province of the country. The first mention of him belongs to the First transition period (the 20th century B.C.). It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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