Egyptian authorities unveil 3,000-year-old renovated Avenue of the Sphinxes in Luxor

Egyptian authorities unveil 3,000-year-old renovated Avenue of the Sphinxes in Luxor

Egyptian authorities unveil 3,000-year-old renovated Avenue of the Sphinxes in Luxor Egyptian authorities have unveiled a renovated ancient promenade in the city of Luxor that dates back 3,000 years. Key points: - The ancient walkway connects the famous Karnak and Luxor temples - It is believed to have been the path that pilgrims trod to pay tribute to deities - The oldest ruins along the pathway were built by Queen Hatshepsut that date to 1400 BC It's the latest government project undertaken to highlight the country's archaeological treasures. Egypt has struggled to revive its tourism industry, battered by years of political turmoil after the 2011 popular uprising that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak, and more recently, the COVID-19 pandemic. The ancient walkway — known as the Avenue of the Sphinxes, …
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