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If you decide to travel to Egypt you have to know something about Egypts most visited spots and travel attractions. For todays travel news we have a story about Egypt and his most famous vacation spots and about his history.

The king Khafra lived a Pharaoh of Egypt, also known as Khephren, Khauf-Re or Khaf-Re. This Pharaoh of Egypt belonged to the 4th Dynasty only there’s no sure data about the age of his reign. The name of the Pharaoh of Egypt means ‘to look like Ra’. It appears that the king Khafra had a lot of wives including his brother’s daughter – Meresankh II; Khameremebty I was another wife of the Pharaoh of Egypt. He had three sons: Menkaure, Sekhemkare and Nekure, and one daughter – Khameremebty II. The king replacement was Menkaure who married his sister. A few objects that dates back the king Khafra’s reign were exposed in the Beirut’s North and in Syria, which signifies that the Pharaoh of Egypt was involved in foreign diplomacy or trade. He may as well have made a few expeditions in Sinai. The king Khafra left a lot of unbelievable values for Egypt and for the whole world, alike the pyramids complex from Giza, the Great Sphinx which was built by him. It’s as well supposed that the face adorning the immense statue is of the pharaoh Khafra, too. Additional great artifact discovered in the Khafra`s valley temple is the Khafra statue made from diorite. Now the statue can be seen at the Egyptian Antiquities Museum. The Pharaoh of Egypt was listed as a despotic king, suchlike his father, king Khufu was too. The king Khafra died in 2480 BC. The Great Pyramid of Khafra will forever be a testimonial of this pharaoh times greatness. The Great Pyramid is one of the most fascinating pyramids in Egypt that constitute a study object for many specialists. The pharaoh’s temple was made from granite, the floor from alabaster of white color. The floor in use to have twenty-three superb statues of Horus and of Khafra, made from diorite. Nowadays, the entirely Khafra complex from Giza is visited by thousands of tourists.


Man face lion body, long-familiar as the Great Sphinx of Egypt, most famous tourist attraction,  is located in the Khafra pyramid south, on a place that at one time used to be a huge quarry. This astonishing structure dates back about 5.000 years ago and was built by the workers of the Pharaoh of Egypt Khafra, from an large block of stone from which they carved a lion body with the head of the Pharaoh of Egypt. This building was made alike a sun temple and it’s similar with the sun temples that were built by the 5th dynasty kings. A stela was put between the sphinx front paws by The Egypt’s king Thutmose the 4th, who ruled between 1425 and 1417. The Sphinx was worshiped for a time period as the Ra of the Two Horizons but earlier, the statue was built to be a Giza pyramids` guardian. The larger statue of the Egypt man face lion body statue has numerous than 240 feet in length, 66 feet in height, the Sphinx’s eyes have six feet in height and the face has thirteen feet in height. The statue does not have its beard and it nose just in the British Museum you can see the statue’s beard. It seems that the nose disappeared because of the vandals who destroyed it. The humidity and the wind coming form Egypt’s capital damaged the Sphinx that had to be restored in 1980; the restoration lasted six years when over 2.000 blocks of limestone were placed but in 1988 the statue’s left shoulder suffered at deterioration that made the falling of a few blocks. As well, during the time, a few parts of the statue, particularly the bottom part, were buried by sand. But the Sphinx shoulder was restored and is being cared of it to remain the same guardian of the Egypt’s pyramids.

 


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