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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. Unlike the pyramids there are no chambers inside. (IV Dynasty)
Date: -
Subject: Architecture
Sphinx
Egyptian
Egypt
Gizeh
Exterior
Permalink: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/531

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