In front of the rest house down a slant lies a semi-circle of
statues of famous Greek philosophers and poets. The semi-circle
was set during the Ptolemaic
era. The statues represent; Plato, Heraclitus, Thales, Protagoras,
Homer, Hesiod, Demetrius of Phalerum and Pindar.
The landmark islocated at the end of the avenue of sphinxes
that runs between the temple of Apis
cult and the Serapeum.