Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed four small statues of the Sphinx, the mythological figure of a lion with a human head, the Higher Council of Antiquities said on Friday.
The headless sandstone statues were found on a road linking the ancient temples of Luxor and Karnak in southern Egypt, antiquities supremo said in a statement.
They were unearthed in an area once occupied by a police station that was demolished as part of a project to rescue artifacts,said.
The statues date from the reign of King Nekhtnebef who founded the 30th Pharaonic dynasty (363-380 BC), Hawass added.
The same team of archaeologists also found a sandstone block engraved with the name of Queen Cleopatra. – yahoo
Has anyone found a picture of them?