Egyptian archaeologist Dr. Zahi Hawass revealed Saturday to Sada Elbalad English (See) that the Great Sphinx belongs to King Khafre, founder of the second pyramid. He pointed out that the allegations on the existence of a lost city under the Great Sphinx are beseless, and have no scientific evidence.
In his statements to See, Hawass explained that there are pictures of the potholes under the Sphinx, which show that the Sphinx is a deaf rock with no paths below it.
During his talks about the recent archaeological discoveries made by the Ministry of Antiquities and his excavations in the Valley of the Monkeys in the Western Valley, Hawass added that he would announce the archaeological discovery of Saqqara in January 2021.
He talked about Tutankhamun’s opera, which will be played next March at the Egyptian Opera House. It will also be played on the anniversary of the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 2022.
The Egyptian archaeologist explained that the most important discovery in the 21st century was the discovery of the Wadi al-Jarf papyrus, which told us about many secrets in building the pyramid of Khufu.
Hawass clarified that the archaeological discoveries made by the Ministry of Antiquities greatly promote Egyptian tourism in all countries of the world.
It is worth noting that Hawass received a high-ranking Spanish delegation in front of the Great Sphinx of Giza for the first time after the Coronavirus pandemic. The delegation included intellectuals, writers, university professors, and public figures.
This delegation founded the Ancient Egypt Club in Barcelona out of the great Egyptian civilization.
On his part, tourism expert Mohamed Hassan said that the delegation was keen to meet Dr. Zahi Hawass because he is an international Egyptian icon.
Contributed by Ahmad El-Assasy