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Egypt's plan to move Karnak temple statues causes a stir

January 6, 2020 - General

For almost 3,000 years, dozens of sphinx-like statues with the body of a lion and the head of a ram have lived in the shadow of the majestic temple of Karnak in the ancient city of Luxor in southern Egypt.

The sphinx-like statues with ram’s heads and lion’s bodies at the Karnak Temple Complex
 in Luxor, Egypt [Credit: Getty Images]Now four of the statues have been summoned to Cairo, Egypt’s modern-day capital 500 kilometres to…

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