The Colossi of Memnon are 2 sandstone statues of the Egyptian Pharoah Amenhotep III

which have stood for the past 3,400 a long time within the Theban Necropolis, fair west of the city of Luxor in Egypt. They were built to stand protect at the entrance of Amenhotep’s dedication sanctuary, small of which remains nowadays. Its establishment was as well near to the Nile, and gradually dissolved absent over the centuries. At 18 meters tall (60 feet) and weigh around 720 tons each, the Colossi are all that stay, but both have endured broad harm over the aContinue reading “The Colossi of Memnon are 2 sandstone statues of the Egyptian Pharoah Amenhotep III”

The Arch by Henry Moores

The Arch could be a six-metre tall Roman travertine design situated on the north bank of the Long Water. It was displayed by the craftsman Henry Moore to the country for siting in Kensington Gardens in 1980 – two a long time after his eightieth-birthday show at the Serpentine Display, London. The Arch is made from seven travertine stones weighing a add up to of 37 tons. The stones were sourced from a quarry in northern Italy. After being dismantled inContinue reading “The Arch by Henry Moores”