When was the Sphinx invented?

Answer Sphinxes have been with humans since before prehistory. A 2008 archeological excavation on the border of Turkey and Syria revealed a Sphinx statue dated around 9500 B.C. in an ancient Mesopotamian ... Read More »

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What was the Sphinx known for?

The Great Sphinx of Egypt is a 240-foot-long and 66-foot-high limestone statue that stands by the pyramid complex at Giza. Widely believed to have been commissioned by the pharaoh Khafre in the mid... Read More »

How big is the sphinx?

The body of the Sphinx in Egypt is about 260 feet long, 20 feet wide and 65 feet tall. The paws are 50 feet long and the head is 30 feet long and 14 feet wide. The largest stone used for this statu... Read More »

How to Make a Sphinx?

The ancient Egyptians were masters at making a Sphinx. Now you can make one, too!

Who was the sphinx named after?

The Sphinx is a giant statue in Giza, Egypt, that is believed to be more than 2,500 years old. It has the head of a man and the body of a lion. Some people believe it was modeled after the pharaoh ... Read More »