Petra-the amazing ancient city carved in the stones
Colossi of Memnon, Egypt. Amenhotep III Dynasty) built a mortuary temple in Thebes that was guarded by two gigantic statues on the outer gates. All that remains now are the 23 meter ft.) high, one thousand ton statues of Amenhotep III.
Reuters, October Islamic State militants have blown up the Arch of Triumph, a major monument in the Roman city of Palmyra, Syria's antiquities chief said on Sunday, after they destroyed two ancient temples at the central Syrian site in recent months.