snow on sphinx for the first time in 112 years
 
snow on sphinx for the first time in 112 years
dec 16, 2013

snow on sphinx for the first time in 112 years

 

a picture of egypt’s sphinx covered in snow went viral this weekend, as reports spread of the first snowfall in the north african country in over 112 years. the widely shared photos are actually of a miniature replica of the egyptian monument at the tobu world square theme park in japan. the pictures were originally posted to social website reddit on saturday, and quickly went viral on twitter and facebook. 

 

 

snow on sphinx for the first time in 112 years

 the model the at the tobu world square theme park

 

the tobu world square theme park has several replica models, including narita airport, the egyptian pyramids and versailles.

 

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