Colossi of Memnon
Two enormous statues of Amenhotep III are at the approach to the necropolis of the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens. The colossi used to stand before the first pylon of the mortuary temple of Amenotep which may have stretched a quarter of a mile back towards the mountain. The colossi themselves weigh over 800 tons and are 60 feet high each. They are carved from a rose-colored crystalline sandstone. This can be found near today's Cairo.
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