Avenue of the Sphinxes, Thebes

Translation Fundraiser

Our vision: Free history education for everyone in the world, in every language. That's a lofty goal indeed, but that won't stop us from working towards it. To get there we need to translate... a lot! Please donate today and help us make a truly global impact. Thank you very much!
$1109 / $3000

Illustration

Jan van der Crabben
by sdhaddow
published on 26 April 2012
Send to Google Classroom:

The Avenue of the Sphinxes is a 3km ancient processional route that once linked Luxor temple with the Temple of Mut at Karnak to the south. The avenue and sphinxes were built during the reign of Nectanebo I (380-363 BC) who ruled during the 30th Dynasty. Each of the approximately 1350 sphinxes which originally lined the route are inscribed with his name.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Cite This Work

APA Style

sdhaddow, . (2012, April 26). Avenue of the Sphinxes, Thebes. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/584/avenue-of-the-sphinxes-thebes/

Chicago Style

sdhaddow, . "Avenue of the Sphinxes, Thebes." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/584/avenue-of-the-sphinxes-thebes/.

MLA Style

sdhaddow, . "Avenue of the Sphinxes, Thebes." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 01 Dec 2021.

Membership