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PHOTO GALLERY: The 3,200-year-old colossal statue of King Ramses II during its transfer


AFP
An Egyptian orchestra performs as the 3,200-year-old colossal statue of King Ramses II is being transferred to the main entrance of the Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo's twin city Giza on January 25, 2018.
AFP
The 3,200-year-old colossal statue of King Ramses II is seen during its transfer to the main entrance of the Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo's twin city Giza on January 25, 2018.
AFP
The 3,200-year-old colossal statue of King Ramses II is seen during its transfer to the main entrance of the Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo's twin city Giza on January 25, 2018.
AP
A drone hovers as a statue of Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II is relocated at the Grand Egyptian Museum near the great Pyramids, in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. The museum is scheduled to open later this year. Arabic at top reads, "long live Egypt."
AP
A man poses for a selfie with a statue of the ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II as it is relocated at the Grand Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. The museum is scheduled to open later this year.
AFP
The 3,200-year-old colossal statue of King Ramses II is seen during its transfer to the main entrance of the Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo's twin city Giza on January 25, 2018.
AFP
The 3,200-year-old colossal statue of King Ramses II is seen during its transfer to the main entrance of the Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo's twin city Giza on January 25, 2018.
AFP
The 3,200-year-old colossal statue of King Ramses II is seen during its transfer to the main entrance of the Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo's twin city Giza on January 25, 2018.
AP
A giant statue of pharaoh Ramses II arrives at the at the atrium of the Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. The museum is scheduled to open later this year. Arabic reads, "Long live Egypt."
AP
A statue of the ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II is surrounded by honor guards as it is relocated at the Grand Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. The museum is scheduled to open later this year.
AP
A giant statue of pharaoh Ramses II arrives at the at the atrium of the Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. The museum is scheduled to open later this year. Arabic reads, "Long live Egypt.
Reuters
People gather to watch the transfer of the Statue of King Ramses II to the Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt January 25, 2018.
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