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The Sphinx


sphinxsphinx and pyramid

The Sphinx found in Cairo, is approximately 21 meters high and 73 meters long. It is argued the face of the sphinx represents the pharoah Khafra or though others argue it represents the pharoah Djedefra. The sphinx has a body of a lion, with the head of the pharoah. At one point the sphinx had a beard. 15% of this was found by archaeologist Caviglia in 1816. It is unclear whether the sphinx is from the old kingdom or the new kingdom. I suppose thats why there is great interest, and it is called the'mystery of the sphinx'


sphinx and Giza


Above the sphinx protects the great pyramids.

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