Three Giant Criosphinxes Discovered On Egypt’s Cultic Avenue in Luxor

The remains of three giant ram head sphinx statues, known as criosphinxes, have been unearthed on Luxor’s Avenue of Sphinxes in southern Egypt. At least one of the sphinx statues had a coiled cobra carved on top of its head.  Read moreSection: NewsHistory & ArchaeologyAncient PlacesAfricaRead Later 

Three Giant Criosphinxes Discovered On Egypt’s Cultic Avenue in Luxor
One of the huge ram heads that sat on top of what is called a criosphinx, a combination of a ram and a sphinx.		Source: Dr Mostafa Waziry

The remains of three giant ram head sphinx statues, known as criosphinxes, have been unearthed on Luxor’s Avenue of Sphinxes in southern Egypt. At least one of the sphinx statues had a coiled cobra carved on top of its head.