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Great Sphinx of Chephren

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Title: Great Sphinx of Chephren
Author: Unknown author
Description: The Sphinx, which embodies the body of a lion and the head of a man (believed to be Khafre), acts as a guardian spirit for the entire complex. The Sphinx was carved from the Giza limestone and measures 157 feet long, 20 feet wide and 66 feet high. (IV Dynasty)
Date: -
Subject: Architecture
Sphinx
Egyptian
Egypt
Gizeh
Exterior
Permalink: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/530

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