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Began restoration of the famous Sphinx

April 6 2006

In the Valley of Giza near Cairo began restoration Sfinkca.

"Abul-Hol" ("awful"), as the Arabs call it, is the world's largest carved from a single stone sculpture of a length of 80 and 20 meters high.

Scientists believe that the Sphinx was carved about 4,5-4,6 thousand years BC

Attempts to restore the Sphinx made repeatedly. The last time the monument was reduced to 80-90 years of last century, reports Sedmitsa.Ru

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