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  E-SHOW_00800.JPG - After the Giza Necropolis was abandoned, the Sphinx became buried up to its shoulders in sand. The first documented attempt at an excavation dates to c. 1400 BCE by the team of young Thutmose IV which managed to dig out the front paws.  
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After the Giza Necropolis was abandoned, the Sphinx became buried up to its shoulders in sand. The first documented attempt at an excavation dates to c. 1400 BCE by the team of young Thutmose IV which managed to dig out the front paws.
Date: 12/5/09 10:14 AM | Exp. Time: 1/1600s | Aperture: 4.5 | Focal Length: 6.0mm
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