Huge sphinx completes journey to new spot in Philly museum

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The largest sphinx in the Western Hemisphere was on the prowl Wednesday for the first time in nearly 100 years.

The Penn Museum in Philadelphia relocated its 25,000-pound (11,340-kilogram), 3,000-year-old sphinx of Pharaoh Ramses II from the Egypt Gallery where it has resided since 1926.

The sphinx's slow, painstaking journey began Wednesday morning and took several hours.Read more on NewsOK.com

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The largest sphinx in the Western Hemisphere was on the prowl Wednesday for the first time in nearly 100 years.

The Penn Museum in Philadelphia relocated its 25,000-pound (11,340-kilogram), 3,000-year-old sphinx of Pharaoh Ramses II from the Egypt Gallery where it has resided since 1926.

The sphinx's slow, painstaking journey began Wednesday morning and took several hours.
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