Notes on the Geography of Egypt: Karnak: Photo 2
The criosphinx or ram-headed sphinx is a symbol of Amen, and the path to his temple led past this line of them. They were made for Amenhetep III and Thutmes IV and installed at Luxor Temple; the usurper Rameses II moved them here. Between their legs are statues of Rameses II as Osiris.
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