The Great Sphinx of Tanis

Rose granite | 1.83 x 4.8 x 1.54m | c.2600 B.C.

Unknown Artist

The Great Sphinx of Tanis is one of the largest sphinxes kept outside Egypt. It was found in 1825, among the ruins of the temple of Amun-Ra, in Tanis.


"Sphinx" is a Greek term for Egyptia...

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