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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphinx

A sphinx is a mythical creature with the head of a human and the body of a lion. In Greek tradition, it has the head of a human, the haunches of a lion, and ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Sphinx_of_Giza

The Great Sphinx of Giza commonly referred to as the Sphinx of Giza or just the Sphinx, is a limestone statue of a reclining sphinx, a mythical creature with the ...

sphinx-doc.org

Of course, this site is also created from reStructuredText sources using Sphinx! The following features should be highlighted: Output formats: HTML (including ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/history/uncovering-secrets-of-the-sphinx-5053442

The Sphinx was not assembled piece by piece but was carved from a single mass of limestone exposed when workers dug a horseshoe-shaped quarry in the  ...

www.guardians.net/egypt/sphinx

The Sphinx of Giza is a symbol that has represented the essence of Egypt for thousands of years. Even with all of the pictures that we see of the Sphinx, nothing ...

sphinxsearch.com

Sphinx is an open source full text search server, designed with performance, relevance (search quality), and integration simplicity in mind. Sphinx lets you either ...

www.britannica.com/topic/sphinx

sphinx: mythological creature with a lion's body and a human head, an important image in Egyptian and Greek art and legend. The word sphinx was derived by ...

www.touregypt.net/featurestories/sphinx1.htm

The word "sphinx", which means 'strangler', was first given by the Greeks to a fabulous creature which had the head of a woman, the body of a lion and the ...

en.wiktionary.org/wiki/sphinx

From Middle English Spynx, from Latin Sphinx, from Ancient Greek Σφίγξ (Sphínx ). Perhaps from σφίγγω (sphíngō, “to squeeze, to strangle”), or from Egyptian ...

www.theoi.com/Ther/Sphinx.html

In Greek mythology the Sphinx was a female monster with the body of a lion, the head and breast of a woman, eagle's wings and, according to some, a serpent's ...