Cyrene. Libya. View at the sculpture museum of a Sphinx on top of a column with Ionic capital. Dating from the Archaic period - (650 BC-480 BC), the Sphinx is one of the most important monuments found at Cyrene. A similar copy of the statue is also found in Delphi Museum, Greece. Cyrene which was founded by Greek immigrants from the little Greek island of Thera –Santorini- around 631 BC is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is North Africa’s most complete ancient Greek city.
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