SNIPPETS FROM HISTORY: ‘ Two Headless Sphinxes Emerge From Burial Site ‘

#AceHistory2ResearchNews – EGYPT – August 22 – Two headless sphinxes emerged from a massive burial site in northern Greece as archaeologists began removing large stones from the tomb’s sealing wall Discovery News reported.


​The headless, wingless 4.8-foot-high sphinxes each weigh about 1.5 tons and bear traces of red colouring on their feet.

They would have been 6.5 feet high with their heads, the Greek Culture Ministry said in a statement.

The statues are believed to have been placed there to guard the burial, which is the largest tomb ever uncovered in Greece.

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