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  E-SHOW_00790.JPG - The one-metre-wide nose on the face is missing. The loss has been attributed to Muhammad Sa'im al-Dahr, a Sufi Muslim fanatic from the khanqah of Sa'id al-Su'ada. In 1378 CE, upon finding the Egyptian peasants making offerings to the Sphinx in the hope of increasing their harvest.  
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The one-metre-wide nose on the face is missing. The loss has been attributed to Muhammad Sa'im al-Dahr, a Sufi Muslim fanatic from the khanqah of Sa'id al-Su'ada. In 1378 CE, upon finding the Egyptian peasants making offerings to the Sphinx in the hope of increasing their harvest.
Date: 12/5/09 10:10 AM | Exp. Time: 1/1600s | Aperture: 3.5 | Focal Length: 36.6mm
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