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THE GREAT SPHINX OF GIZA . . . . . . (EGYPT, GIZA) . . . . . . This unique monolith statue of 20 meters high, is the oldest known monumental sculpture, built in 2558-2532 BC, by the ancient Egyptians.
The impressive limestone statue of the Giza Plateau, on the west bank of Nile river, presents a mythical creature with a lion's body and a human head (sphinx), and is generally believed to represent the face of the Pharaoh Khafra.

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Comments (78)

Fotosense Δ Κ on May 8, 2013

Μαγική στιγμή....όλη η Αίγυπτος σε μια εικόνα. Το φαραωνικό παρελθόν κι ο καμηλιέρης....εκπληκτικός ο φωτισμός, η αντίθεση και το χρώμα....Τ έ λ ε ι α !!

vargiriou on May 9, 2013

Υπέροχη φωτογραφία, μαγική.. ατμοσφαιρική.. παραμυθένια! (Α+Α)

Χρόνια Πολλά! Kiss Lá… on July 18, 2013

Very nice shot! Like 78

We are pleased to invite you this picture in Colours group.

Thank you, greetings, László Kiss

NilouAghdam on August 17, 2013

Wonderful capture,
YSL :)

AnnaJolanta 3 on September 17, 2013


Lorna Wollaston on October 22, 2013

This is probably the most exquisitely composed photo I have EVER seen! A joy to behold.

liem ailie on November 1, 2013


very impressive photograph and great capture

YS:49 + LIKE:82

congratulation and have a nice weekend for you

best regards from Tiffany Liem

Jeff Hazlett on November 5, 2013

Great Photo! Very well done!

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Hassan Gaafar on January 17, 2014


Heinrich Andreas on January 26, 2014

Sehr schön in Farben. Toll!LIKE

OlliVesa on January 31, 2014

If T. E. Lawrence had had adventures in Egypt (not only stationed in Cairo) David Lean would certainly have wished this kind of shot (in widescreen) for his film Lawrence of Arabia, with Lawrence on camelback. Anyway, this is a truly classic photo! Did you have time for alternative shots?

Diane MP on February 5, 2014

Breathtaking shot, I can't think of any other words except L&F!

Πανεμορφη !!! Αρεσει πολυ !!!

Stella on February 28, 2014

Sublime, bella hermosa foto! FELICITACIONES L y F

Jerzy Ociepa on December 17, 2014

super foto

Hamed ABA on May 29, 2015

Fantastic view like

Aleks Nik on October 25, 2015

Великолепный снимок! Мастерский захват! С наилучшими пожеланиями, Алекс.ℱav55 & ℒike93

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Photo taken in Nazlet El-Semman, Al Haram, Giza Governorate, Egypt

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