Colossi of Memnon 1/3 by Tripoto
September - May
14 out of 81 attractions in Luxor
Sohini Paul
The Colossi of Memnon are two twin statues depicting Amenhotep III (14th century BC)in a seated position, his hands resting on his knees and his gaze facing eastwards. The original function of the Colossi was to stand guard at the entrance to Amenhotep's memorial temple.