Destination: Cairo
The Great Sphinx of Giza lies on the Giza Plateau with the famous Pyramids of Giza just in the distance, near Cairo, Egypt. The Sphinx is a statue of a reclining lion with a human head that is believed to have been built by ancient Egyptians between 2555 B.C. and 2523 B.C. It is one of the most famous and recognizable pieces of history in the Cairo area. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sara Csurilla)

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