Ancient Pharaoh Colossus Towers Again and After Centuries Under Water

Egyptians rejoice as the second of two statues of King Tutankhamen's grandfather, King Amenhotep III, is once again standing under the Luxor sun. Almost 15 meters, or about 50 feet tall, the pair was part of an ancient temple, destroyed by an earthquake around 3,000 years ago. Found in 1933 and then rediscovered in 2010, they were lifted from the ground, reassembled, renovated and built back again.

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