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Sphinx Sculptures
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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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Image for Illingworth Mausoleum Sphinxes – Bradford, UKview gallery

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Sphinx SculpturesIllingworth Mausoleum Sphinxes – Bradford, UK

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This two male sphinxes flank the entrance to a mausoleum in the first cemetery in Bradford run by a Burial Board rather than a church graveyard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/3/2013

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesThe Guardians. Birmingham

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The Guardians. One of a pair of sculptures by Dhruva Mistry:

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member V70PDB

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 4/12/2007

last visited: 6/12/2014

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