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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 SculpturesNamest nad Oslavou, Czech Republic

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Two sphinxes on the railing of the bridge

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Kraj Vysočina, Czechia

date approved: 10/3/2011

last visited: 10/14/2016

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx on Green Park Gate at Picadilly - Westminster, London, UK

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These two sphinx are located at the road / carriage trail from Picadilly to Buckingham Palace is at the north side of Green Park in Westminster, London, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildwoodke

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/9/2011

last visited: 11/8/2021

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Sphinx SculpturesCrystal Palace Park - Sydenham, London, UK

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A pair of sphinx keep watch over Crystal Palace park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/2/2011

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesThe Truth Sphinx - New York City, NY

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This sphinx is found on one of two fountains on either side of the entrance to the Main Branch of the New York City Public Library at 5th Avenue and 42nd Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 8/28/2011

last visited: 6/27/2016

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinxes at Piazza del Popolo - Rome, Italy

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16 sphinxes decorated oval boundary walls built around Piazza del Popolo in Rome

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 8/13/2011

last visited: 10/22/2021

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Sphinx SculpturesBlenheim Palace Sphinxes, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England, UK

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Two identical sphinxes flanking the stairs to the 'water terraces' bear the head of the Duchess of Marlborough.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluelamb03

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: 7/26/2017

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Sphinx SculpturesSchoenhofen Mausoleum Sphinx - Chicago, IL

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This sphinx is at the entrance to the Mausoleum of a prominent brewer in Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/3/2011

last visited: 10/12/2019

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx by R. Michelson Galleries - Northampton, MA

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This sphinx with a human head bracketed with flower petals sits by the entrance to the R. Michelson Galleries in downtown Northampton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/23/2011

last visited: 10/7/2011

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Sphinx SculpturesSpinx Sculptures - Barney Mausoleum - Springfield, MA

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A pair of Sphinx sculptures stand guard at each end of the Barney Mausoleum in Forest Park, Springfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/23/2011

last visited: 9/5/2012

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Sphinx SculpturesPan-Sphinx Volkspark Reutlingen, Germany, BW

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There are two different Sphinx statues located at a fountain in the Volkspark in Reutlingen, Germany, Baden-Württemberg. This one is a male Sphinx which looks like the Greek god Pan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 7/19/2011

last visited: 5/30/2014

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx Volkspark Reutlingen, Germany, BW

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There are two different Sphinx statues located at a fountain in the Volkspark in Reutlingen, Germany, Baden-Württemberg. This one is a female Sphinx.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 7/19/2011

last visited: 5/31/2014

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Sphinx SculpturesCopper Sphinx Sculpture - Springfield, MA 01103

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Most unusual pair of sculptured sphinx figures high up on decorative facade of building.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/1/2011

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx Georgengarten Hannover, Germany, NI

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There are two Sphinx statues located at the museum for caricature in the Georgengarten in Hannover, Germany, Niedersachsen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 5/1/2011

last visited: 5/27/2017

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinxs outside Palais de Rumine - Lausanne, Switzerland

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Two Sphinxs on the top of a column, outside Palais de Rumine in Lausanne

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Vaud, Switzerland

date approved: 3/25/2011

last visited: 10/9/2010

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Sphinx SculpturesTwo Sphinxes / Dve sfingy, Kostelec nad Cernými lesy, Czech republic

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Two sphinx on the roof of the new Town Hall of Kostelec/ Dve sfingy na streše nové radnice mesta Kostelec.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Noe1

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 2/14/2011

last visited: 4/12/2015

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx, discoteca faraó,Santa Cruz, Portugal

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A sphinx statue located inside the public accessible area of the Disco Faraó, in Portugal

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member h_raky

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 1/27/2011

last visited: 4/17/2014

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx in Castle Hedervar - Hungary

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Two sphinx protected the main entrance of Hedervar castle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member taska

location: Hungary

date approved: 11/28/2010

last visited: 6/29/2015

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx Hotel - Geelong Victoria

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A hotel is hidden beneath this sphinx statue

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 10/30/2010

last visited: 1/31/2016

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Sphinx SculpturesMolly Brown House - Denver, CO

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Two sphinx statues on the porch of The Molly Brown House in Denver, CO

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/12/2010

last visited: 11/29/1993

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Sphinx SculpturesMount Moriah Mausoleum - Kansas City, Missouri

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Twin Sphinx Sculptures are located at the entrance to the Grand Mausoleum at the Mount Moriah Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/17/2010

last visited: 4/4/2015

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Sphinx SculpturesHard Rock Sphinx - Myrtle Beach, SC

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Two pairs of Sphinx stand at the stairwells leading to this Pyramid shaped attraction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: South Carolina

date approved: 4/29/2010

last visited: 4/5/2019

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx at Pedagogical Faculty in Hradec Králové (East Bohemia)

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Two sandstone sphinx are guarding the main entrance of Art-Nouveau building of the Pedagogical Faculty of Hradec Králové University...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Královéhradecký kraj, Czechia

date approved: 3/15/2010

last visited: 6/7/2019

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Sphinx SculpturesCaesar's Palace Sphinx - Las Vegas, NV

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This female winged sphinx is located outside Caesar's Palace Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Nevada

date approved: 11/29/2009

last visited: 7/3/2018

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx in the Belvedere Garden - Vienna, Austria

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One of the twelve Rococo sphinxes in the Belvedere gardens in the 3rd district of Vienna.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BakaGaijin

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 11/18/2009

last visited: 4/19/2019

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Sphinx SculpturesHouse of the Temple Sphinxes - Washington DC

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Two Sphinxes stand guard before the doors of The House of the Temple, the Headquarters of the Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 11/1/2009

last visited: 8/28/2014

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