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The Great Sphinx

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The Great Sphinx is a statue that was built more than 4,500 years ago by Chephren's workers. It has the face of Chephren and the body of a lion. Over the years, part of the uraeus (sacred cobra), the nose and the ritual beard have fallen apart, though this does not stop tourists from taking a step back into the past.
A sphinx is a mythical creature from Egypt with the body of a lion and the head of a human. It is also a type of cat without fur.
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No. There were drawings of the Sphinx without a nose before Napoleon's time. The Sphinx actually lost a considerable amount of its features in 1378 AD when a local Sufi Sheik thought the Sphinx to be idolatrous and attempted to blow it up with explosives. His name was Sayim al-Dahr. They did much th…
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It weighs alot but to be exact 5.9 million tonnes -----It is estimated at 6.5 million tons.
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The Sphinx has the body of a lion.
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No. The card Pyramid of Light only states "If this face-up card is removed from your side of the field, destroy "Andro Sphinx" and "Sphinx Teleia" on your side of the field and remove them from play." Pyramid of Light has no other effect other than that but you can special summon those 2 monsters b…
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Answer it is half lion and half human, stands guard of the pyramids.It is in egypt. OK?and i like it
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As a guardian of the pyramid tombs of the kings.
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51,197 km2. It is slightly smaller then for example West Virginia.
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The Great Sphinx was built to have memorials and worship gods/pharaohs.
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The pharaoh that made the sphinx is Khafra
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A sphinx is a combination of creatures. It has the head of a woman, the body of a lion, and wings of an eagle.
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a dead pharohThey were built for the Pharaohs as their tombs. They served as huge monuments and to prevent grave robbers from getting the mummies and the treasures that were buried with them.
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The Sphinx was built to represent the reigning Pharaoh in the form of a lion and/or god. If you look at pictures of the Sphinx, you can see that it has a human's face (in spite of the fact that the nose is broken).
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It got blown off by the wind slowly. And over the years bit by bit it wore off and just disapeared. Answer It is possible that a human damaged the nose. The legend that Napoleon used it for target practice and knocked off the nose with a cannon ball has been around for centuries. However, drawings…
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The sphinx's body represents a lion and has a human head. In Greek tradition, it has the haunches of a lion, sometimes with the wings of a great bird, and the face of a human.
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Lion, just look at it and you can see it.
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An American inch is 25.4mm. A British Imperial Inch is very slightly less. add. It is more than 50 (1959) years since there was any difference between US and Imperial inches. In 1959, the USA, the UK, Canada, Australia and South Africa reached an agreement on the International Yard and an Internati…
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A lion. :D
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It is generally accepted that the Sphinx was built about 2500 BC by Pharaoh Khafra (c2575 BC- c2465 BC) during the Old Kingdom, the age of the great pyramid builders. Although the dates of its construction and completion are uncertain, the head of the Great Sphinx is believed to be that of Khafra (…
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No one knows exactly when or by whom it was built. Many legends say that the egyptians built the Sphinx to honour aliens. Some say that when the atlanteans came to earth many many many many many years ago they build the sphinx to hide their spaceship and that they were so evolved that they could mov…
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i would say about the size of America
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The Egyptians did NOT build the Sphinx by stone! They simply carved the Sphinx from a huge outcrop of limestone. They wouldn't have built it out of stone like they did for the pyramids, that would have taken a longer time.
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To protect and guard the Pharaoh's tomb or sacred cemeteries and treasures.
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to honor their queen and king
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The Great Sphinx of Egypt is made of limestone bedrock.
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The sphinx's body represents a lion and has a human head. In Greek tradition, it has the haunches of a lion, sometimes with the wings of a great bird, and the face of a human.
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They made The Great Sphinx of Giza out of a single block of limestone.
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No one knows exactly because they aren't sure who made it or when. Some historians think it dates from 5,000 years ago, but there is another who thinks it could be 10,000 years old. His argument is a pretty good when you listen to what he considers the things that point to that age.
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The Egyptian Sphinx has the body of a lion and the head of a human. In Greek mythology, the Sphinx was a demon with a form like a winged lion with a woman's head, though sometimes she was depicted with a lion's paws, claws and breasts of a lion, a serpent's tail and the wings of an eagle. The Greek …
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Egypt is in North Africa. Cairo is in the North of the country. Its longitude/latitude is 30o01'N 31o14'E.
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One of the greatest "wonders" that still survives from an ancient civilization is the Great Sphinx at Giza, in Egypt. A sphinx is a mythical animal that has the head of a human and the body of a lion. The sphinx became part of Egyptian religion and many sphinx were made, but the most famous and the…
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the egyptians had nothing else to use. most likely they didnt even know or call it science.
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The great sphinx was built to guard over the giza plateau.
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about 700 years. (658). i do not think that is corect because 700 years is way too long for any structure to be built. unless it was being done by the ANC (OF sOUTH aFRICA) Yes because Jacob zuma is both illiterate and slightly reatrded, he is inable of running a country and should go to prison, uns…
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No one really knows. Egyptologist's dont like it but the geologic erosion of the stone seems to have been caused by water. The most recent time that the area was wet is estimated at 1200BC.
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well there's alot of pyramids but the first pyramid ever made, that was earlier
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sand and wind, millions of tourists trampling all over it; archaeologists drilling into it and in less enlightened times forcing passages with dynamite
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Abraham Lincoln.
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because they did it for fun ok? ok
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not every sphinx has got its nose missing.the sphinx your probably thinking of it the one on the Giza plateau,by the pyramids.there are many theories as to what happened to them.most put it down to natural erosion.I've also heard a theory that Alexander the great ,when he conquered Egypt,wanted to m…
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The Sphinx at Giza was carved in place from the native limestone, which varies from a resistant (but brittle) gray to a softer yellow. Sections were added or repaired with limestone of the type used in the nearby pyramids.
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The Sphinx did not lose its nose by Napoleon because the Sphinx's' nose was already gone before Napoleon so Napoleon couldn't have been the cause of the lose of the Sphinx's nose.The Sphinx actually lost a considerable amount of its features in 1378CE when a local Sufi Sheik thought the Sphinx to be…
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THAT OPTION IS a. Gupta architectureb. Rashtrakuta architecturec. Chalukya architectured. Chola architectureThe Kailash Temple at Ellora is built by Krishna 1 of the Rashtrakuta dynasty.
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The Sphinx in Egypt is one of the most recognizable sites in the world. If you were to attempt to pick it up you should know it weighs around 16 thousand tons.
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The exact date of the building of the Great Sphinx of Giza is unknown. However, it is believed that the Sphinx was built in or around 2500 BC.
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Well it might be a tomb for Pharaoh Khafra (or khafre) and the statue was made by his son but no-one knows since they can't go deeper into the sphinx and find out so its not found out yet
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The Sphinx is 240ft by 20ft by 65 ft .
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The sphinx protected the great pyramids of Giza and the pharaohs held inside.
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Depends on how tall you are. But yeah it's big
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The Giza Plateau in ancient Egypt.
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The sphinx is located in the Giza plateau 6 miles west from Cairo in Egypt
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There were many Egyptian pharaohs that had sphinxes built in their honor. However, the iconic Sphinx was most likely built in honor of Khafra.
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It was never lost. They knew where they were when they made them, and they didn't ever lose track of them.
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It was built in a desert in Giza, Egypt, which is in east Egypt.
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Asia which is in Egypt
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The Great Sphinx was a shrine or something that the Egyptian people worshiped and believed gave the Pharaoh power and protection.
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