Sentence Examples

  • Roman sphinxes of a late period have sometimes a man's, sometimes a woman's head with an asp on the forehead.
  • The sphinxes of Euyuk and the lions of Arslan Tash and Marash) are not completely disengaged from the block.
  • The heads of the sphinxes are royal portraits, and apparently they are intended to represent the power of the reigning Pharaoh.
  • They are Egyptian sphinxes treated in the Assyrian style.
  • But three new temples at Karnak, that of Month (Mentu), of Mut and a smaller one, all are due to this reign, as well as the long avenue of sphinxes before the temple of Khons; these indicate that the present Ramesside temple of Khon.s has superseded an earlier one of this king.

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