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Great Sphinx of Chephren

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Title: Great Sphinx of Chephren
Author: Unknown author
Description: The half-human Sphinx is an ancient Egyptian mystical figure usually formed as a lion with a human head, usually made to resemble a pharaoh. The Great Sphinx of Chephren, Egypt, is the worlds biggest single-stone statue. It is made from limestone and it is 57 metres long, 6 m wide, and 20 m height. It can be found on facing due east at the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the great Nile river. (IV Dynasty)
Date: -
Subject: Architecture
Sphinx
Egyptian
Egypt
Gizeh
Exterior
Permalink: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/534

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