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

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"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 SculpturesDeRenne Sphinxes - Savannah, GA

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Two sphinxes are part of a memorial to George Wymberley Jones DeRenne in the historic Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah, Georgia, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Georgia

date approved: 4/3/2013

last visited: never

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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 SculpturesLiberty Memorial Sphinxes -- Kansas City MO

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Two gigantic, highly symbolic and evocative sphinxes "Memory" and "Future" stand guard at the entrance to the Liberty Memorial, and the National WWI Museum in downtown Kansas City MO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/3/2013

last visited: 1/24/2022

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Sphinx SculpturesTwo Sphinxs, Lysa nad Labem, Czech Republic

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Two Sphinxs guard a entry to top part of Chateau Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 1/4/2013

last visited: 3/3/2019

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Sphinx SculpturesTwo Sphinxs, Peruc, Czech Republic

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Two Sphinxs in front of Peruc Chateau

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Ústecký kraj, Czechia

date approved: 10/27/2012

last visited: 4/21/2015

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx Gate - Hattusas - Bogazkale, Turkey

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Sphinx Gate at the middle of the stretch of city wall across the artificial ridge of Yerkapi

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Turkey

date approved: 10/2/2012

last visited: 9/27/2013

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx Frauenstraße Ulm, Germany, BW

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There are two Sphinx statues located at a gate at the intersection of 'Frauenstraße' and 'Heimstraße' in Ulm, Germany, Baden-Württemberg. The two statues look the same. They are just a mirror image to each other.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 8/29/2012

last visited: 11/16/2015

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx on Column Chapiters, State Mutual Building/50 Congress Street - Boston, MA

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Incorporated into the design of the column chapiters at the entrance to this building are white sphinxes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/16/2012

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesTwo Sphinxs, Frantiskovy Lazne, Czech Republic

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Two Sphinxs in world renowned spa town

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Karlovarský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 8/16/2012

last visited: 2/19/2022

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Sphinx SculpturesBorn Passage Sphinx - Palma, Mallorca, Spain

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Sphinx guard Born Passage in Palma Mallorca. There are actually four sphixes, a pair at each end of Born Passage. I have a GPS position and photos for only one at the south east end.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member arby101ca

location: Islas Baleares, Spain

date approved: 8/5/2012

last visited: 1/6/2020

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Sphinx SculpturesTwo Sphinxs, Milotice, Czech Republic

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Two Sphinxs in front of Milotice Chateau

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihomoravský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 7/17/2012

last visited: 6/14/2014

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx Ferdinandeum - Innsbruck, Tirol, Austria

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Sphinx Ferdinandeum - Innsbruck, Tirol, Austria

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member luzzi-reloaded

location: Tirol, Austria

date approved: 5/31/2012

last visited: 5/31/2018

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Sphinx SculpturesGrand Sphinx - Paris, France

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This sphinx is estimated to be from 2600 BC!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 4/11/2012

last visited: 1/26/2019

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Sphinx SculpturesFalcon-headed Sphinx - London, England, UK

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This sphinx is located in the British Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/2/2012

last visited: 10/2/2020

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx of Taharqo - London, England, UK

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This sphinx is located in the British Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/2/2012

last visited: 10/2/2020

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Sphinx SculpturesGreek Female Sphinx - London, England, UK

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This sphinx is located in the British Museum which does not charge an admission fee and does permit non-flash photography.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/21/2012

last visited: 5/19/2021

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx in the Deer Park, Copenhagen, Denmark

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In the Deer Park, not far from Copenhagen, there is a "chateau", and decorating the entrances to the property there are several sphinx statues.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Denmark

date approved: 12/13/2011

last visited: 6/13/2019

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Sphinx SculpturesEsfinge do Jardim do Palácio Nacional de Queluz, Portugal

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(PT) Esfinge localizada no Jardim do Palácio Nacional de Queluz. (ENG) Sphinx located in the Garden of the National Palace of Queluz.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulohercules

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 12/9/2011

last visited: 3/28/2010

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Sphinx SculpturesLe Nil Sphinx - Paris, France

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This sphinx is part of a 1692 sculpture in the Tuileries Gardens in Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 12/5/2011

last visited: 6/7/2022

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Sphinx SculpturesLuxor Sphinx, Legoland Florida, Near Lake Wales.

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Luxor Sphinx, Made entirely of Lego Bricks, located in Miniland USA, at Legoland, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 11/22/2011

last visited: 4/1/2013

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx, Terrassenufer, Dresden, SN, DE, EU

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Shpinx statue in Bruhlscher Garden in Dresden, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arogant

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 11/3/2011

last visited: 3/25/2013

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Sphinx SculpturesAlbert Memorial Sphinx - London, U. K.

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A Sphinx in one of the allegorical sculptures of the Albert Memorial in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/3/2011

last visited: 3/7/2021

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Sphinx SculpturesVersailles Male Sphinx - Versailles, France

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This is the male half of a set of sphinxes at Versailles Palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/29/2011

last visited: 5/9/2013

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Sphinx SculpturesVersailles Female Sphinx - Versailles, France

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This is the female half of a set of sphinxes at Versailles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/28/2011

last visited: 9/26/2018

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Sphinx SculpturesA Pair of Sphinxes - Great Barrington, MA

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Two sphinxes located outside a vintage lighting store in Great Barrington.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Facedances

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/9/2011

last visited: 8/2/2012

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