two giant colossus is no less than 18 meters, was ones the entrance
to Amenophis 3´s deathtemple. But this temple is long gone, because of
the Nil. Four month every year the Nil flooded, before the Aswan-dam
strongly erode colossus is of course Amenophis himself, but the
romans maintained that it was Memnon, which was son of the goddess
Eos (dawn). The name Memnon has been here ever since.
year 27 A.D. an earthquake made a crack in the colossus at north.
The crack made a whisteling sound, and the legend tell that it was
Memnon calling for his mother, when she showed on the morning sky.
I the year 199 A.D. an emperor repaired the crack, and stopped the