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Locate a sculpture, building, or anything that resembles the famous Egyptian or Greek figures.

Must be on public display.

"A Sphinx is an iconic image of a recumbent lion with a human head, invented by the Egyptians of the Old Kingdom, but a cultural import in archaic Greek mythology, where it received its name (Greek Sf???, "strangler"). The best known is the Great Sphinx of Giza."

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Sphinx SculpturesJupiter and the Sphinx - New York City, NY

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This sculpture is located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New Mexico

date approved: 4/17/2015

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Sphinx SculpturesVenus and the Sphinx - New York City, NY

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This sculpture is located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 3/11/2015

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Sphinx SculpturesRam-headed Sphinxes - San Jose, CA

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These sphinxes are a facsimile of those found at the Temple of Karnak in Luxor, Egypt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: 11/12/2014

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Sphinx SculpturesAmathus Sarcophagus Sphinxes - New York City, NY

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These sphinxes are located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Sphinx SculpturesCypriot Sphinxes - New York City, NY

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These sphinxes are located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinxes - Richardson-Bates House - Oswego, NY

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Black Sphinx door guards in front of the Richardson-Bates House in Oswego, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New York

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesDiocletian's Palace Sphinx - Split, Croatia

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The Sphinx guards the doorway to Cathedral of Saint Domnius at Diocletian's Palace in Split Croatia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US

location: Croatia

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: 11/16/2014

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx Skulpturen im Botanischen Garten - Karlsruhe/Germany

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Sphinx Skulpturen im Botanischen Garten Karsruhe. Sphinx sculpture in botanical garden Karsruhe.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KaPsTeam

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: 4/7/2015

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Sphinx SculpturesEsfinge - Medellin, Colombia

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Esfinge (Sphinx) is one of 23 sculptures in Botero Plaza donated by Medellin artist Fernando Botero.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Colombia

date approved: 8/12/2014

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesAlbertina Frieze Sphinx - Vienna, Austria

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A female sphinx is one of the figures on the frieze over the Albertina Museum in Vienna.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 8/5/2014

last visited: 9/11/2013

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinxes in Saint Petersburg, Russia

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Sphinxes in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: Russia

date approved: 6/25/2014

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesPhilinos Sphinx - NYC, NY

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This sphinx is located in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Sphinx SculpturesLe Sphinx floral-

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Beautiful Sphinx's handles!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: New York

date approved: 5/4/2014

last visited: 5/5/2014

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Sphinx SculpturesSfingy (Starobrnenská 7) - Brno, Czech Republic

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Dve sfingy na adrese Starobrnenská 7

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Jihomoravský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 4/6/2014

last visited: 1/21/2015

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Sphinx SculpturesMET Sphinx - NYC, NY

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This sphinx is located in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 3/14/2014

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Sphinx SculpturesSchonbrunn Spinxes - Vienna, Austria

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There are several similar sphinx sculptures in the forecourt of Schonbrunn Palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 3/8/2014

last visited: 12/13/2013

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Sphinx SculpturesPlaza Sphinxes - Las Vegas, NV

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Two female winged sphines adorn a staircase on the plaza in front of Caesar's Palace Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Nevada

date approved: 2/26/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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Sphinx SculpturesLamp Post Sphinxes - Vienna, Austria

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These sphinxes are located on two lamp posts on either side of the fountain in front of the Parliament Builing in Vienna.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 2/13/2014

last visited: 3/26/2015

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Sphinx SculpturesVatican Sphinx - Vatican City State

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This sphinx is located in the Vatican Museum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Vatican City State

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: 9/7/2013

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Sphinx SculpturesDve sfingy v zámeckém parku / Two sphinxes in the park - Budišov, okres Trebíc, CZ

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Two sandstone statues of sphinxes in the Baroque chateau park Budisov.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Kraj Vysočina, Czechia

date approved: 1/15/2014

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesTownsend Mausoleum Sphinx - Mount Mora Cemetery - St. Joseph, Mo.

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These sphinxes guard the Townsend mausoleum is at the top of Mausoleum Row in the historic Mount Mora Cemetery - 824 Mt. Mora Rd.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/3/2014

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesLuxor Center Sphinx - Las Vegas, NV

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This is for the one inside, near the Titanic exhibit, not the one outside.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/3/2014

last visited: 2/24/2015

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx on The Four Continents: Africa Sculpture - NYC, NY

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This sphinx is featured on one of four sculputres by Daniel Chester French on the steps of the former U.S. Custom House which is now the National Museum of the American Indian.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 12/2/2013

last visited: 7/25/2013

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx Pair - Washington, DC

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The Jone Day law offices in Washington, DC, have a pair of sphinxes, flanking the walkway to the building entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx at Tasty Pizza North - Pequot Lakes, Minnesota

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This statue is on the grounds of a pizza restaurant at 28889 Hwy 371, Pequot Lakes, Minnesota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Minnesota

date approved: 10/26/2013

last visited: never

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