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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.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 ...

www.ancient.eu/The_Great_Sphinx_of_Giza

Oct 26, 2016 ... The Great Sphinx of Giza is the most instantly recognizable statue associated with ancient Egypt and among the most famous in the world.

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There is no firm evidence that a cult of the Sphinx was active during the Old Kingdom. The Sphinx temple located in front of the Sphinx is thought to date to the ...

www.britannica.com/topic/sphinx

Mar 10, 2017 ... Sphinx, mythological creature with a lion's body and a human head, an important image in Egyptian and Greek art and legend. The word ...

www.history.com/news/ask-history/how-old-is-the-great-sphinx

Jul 20, 2015 ... The Great Sphinx of Giza, a giant limestone figure with the body of a lion and the head of a man wearing a pharaoh's headdress, is the natio...