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Australian excavation volunteer Joshua Talbot displays the remains of... News PhotoAncient,Animal Body Part,Archaeology,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Australian Culture,Dating,Egyptian Culture,Engraved Image,Finding,Hieroglyphics,Horizontal,Israel,Middle East,Mining,North,Offbeat,Paw,Text,VolunteerPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAustralian excavation volunteer Joshua Talbot displays the remains of a Sphinx with a hieroglyphic inscription between its paws dating circa 3rd century BCE, found during excavation in the Northern Israeli archeological site of the ancient Tel Hazor, revealed on July 9 2013. The Sphinx was sculpted for Egyptian King Mycerinus, one of the builders of the Giza pyramids, and this is the first time ever a statue dedicated to Mycerinus has been uncovered, and the first time such a finding has been unearthed in the Levant. AFP PHOTO/MENAHEM KAHANA (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)