Opening ceremony of the Alley of the Sphinxes in Luxor

Scientists believe that the alley 2,700 meters long and 7 meters wide was built mainly during the reign of the 18th dynasty of the pharaohs (around the 16th century BC). © Reuters © Reuters © Reuters © Reuters Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Minister of Tourism El-Enani during the opening ceremony of the Alley of the Sphinxes © Reuters © Reuters © Reuters © www.globallookpress.com © Reuters © www.globallookpress.com © Reuters The event lasted more than two hours and ended with colorful fireworks © Reuters © Reuters © Reuters © Reuters © Reuters Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Minister of Tourism El-Enani during the opening ceremony of the Alley of the Sphinxes © Reuters © Reuters © Reuters © www.globallookpress.com © Reuters © www.globallookpress.com © Reuters The event lasted more than two hours and ended with colorful fireworks © Reuters Истoчник aif.ru In the Egyptian Luxor on November 25, a solemn ceremony of opening the Alley of the Sphinxes after restoration took place. During the excavations, 250 sphinxes with ram heads and 807 sphinxes with human heads were found. The work of archaeologists on the Alley of Sphinxes has not yet been completed, it is planned that scientists will search for ancient statues for several more years. Avenue of the Sphinxes, or Tari-al-Kibash, once served as a place for solemn processions during religious holidays. An alley with a length of almost 3 kilometers in ancient times connected the Karnak and Luxor temples. During the opening ceremony, hundreds of performers dressed in costumes referring to the history of Ancient Egypt marched in the open air.