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There is a hole cut into the top of the head between the uraeus and the protrusion, but I have not been able to measure these features on the spot. I measured the protrusion by triangulation. From Arch. Lacau photo CI 33 (Pl. 5.39), the hole appears to be as deep as the height of the man standing in it. This would make the hole approximately 1.75 m deep. The photograph suggests that the hole is between 1.50 m and 1.60 m wide north-south, and slightly longer east-west. Its position on the plan of the Sphinx (Fig. 5.1) has been estimated from CI 33 (Pl. 5.39) and from aerial photographs. During Baraize's work in 1926, the area around the hole was paved with cement and closed with an iron trap door secured with a fly-wing bolt.