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Egypt Places Colossus of Ramses II at new Museum's Entrance

Egypt's Antiquities Ministry says it has placed the ancient colossus of famed pharaoh Ramses II at the entrance of a museum under construction near the country's famed pyramids outside the capital Cairo. Thursday's placement of the colossus, which weighs over 80 tons and is some 12 meters (13 yards) high, occurred amid a great deal of fanfare and in the presence of Western and Egyptian officials. The colossus, which dates back some 3,300 years, will be on display at the...

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