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Why was the sphinx so famous?

The sphinx is famous for the head of a famous Pharaoh and a lion body.

What is sphinx famous for?

The Sphinx is famous for having the head of a Pharoah and the body of a lion.

Where is the famous sphinx statue located?

The most famous sphinx statue is the Great Sphinx of Giza, which is located on the west bank of the Nile River in Egypt.

What is a sentence for sphinx?

The sphinx is a famous landmark.We visited the sphinx last month.

What famous lion statue is with a human head?

the sphinx

What are the Famous buildings in Africa?

Sphinx and the great pyramids of Giza

What does the river Nile has the most famous of?

Historically the pyramids and the Sphinx.

The famous statue of a haif lion in Egypt called?

The Sphinx

What is a famous building in Egypt?

The Sphinx it idealises their worshipping of cats

What famous features does the river Nile have?

Historically the pyramids and the Sphinx.

What are the famous sites along the Nile River?

The pyramids and the Sphinx.

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Where would you find a Sphinx?

The Famous great sphinx is located at Giza Plateau, however there are many Sphinx' located at temples in museams ect. all throughout Egypt and the world Ram-headed sphinx - Karnak, Luxor. Great sphinx - Giza There is two modern sphinx flanking Cleopatra's needle in London by the thames

What makes the sphinx special?

The Sphinx is special because it's the biggest sphinx in Egyptalso it is not like any other famous monument.the Sphinx is about 240 feet long and 66 feet highthe Great Sphinx is made of limestonethe pharaoh Khafra(e) built this sphinxit was built to guard the tombs of Giza

When was the Sphynx made?

The largest, oldest, and most famous sphinx statue lies in the desert near Giza, Egypt. It is called the Great Sphinx. The Great Sphinx was built about 4,500 years ago.

What was the role of the Sphinx in Greek mythology?

The Sphinx was a very famous icon, especially in Greek mythology. The Sphinx is known as a female monster which has the body of a lion, the head of a woman, eagle wings and serpent tale. The role of the Sphinx was to reign terror on a town.

Why is the great sphinx famous?

The Great Sphinx is the largest and oldest monumental statue in the entire world. It is known for being the symbol for ancient Egypt.

The famous statues of a half-lion in Egypt are called?

A sphinx.

What are some other similar Sphinxs?

The most famous sphinx is in Egypt but there is another one in Turkey. Many gardens in Europe have small statues of the sphinx.

What breed of cat is hairless?

The most famous breed of hairless cat is the Sphinx.

Which large and famous sculpture in Egypt has the body of a lion and a head of a woman?

The Sphinx.

What is the most famous pyramid in Egypt and why?

Sphinx because the last Pharaoh was berried in it

Who was the winged monster with a head of a women body of a lion famous for its riddles?

The Sphinx

What famous giant statue of a lion with a human head?

That statue is called the Sphinx.

Where in Egypt is the sphinx found?

The Great sphinx, the famous one, is located in front of the Great Pyramid at Giza. There are minor Sphinxes located all over the world

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