Sentence Examples

  • Sphinxes of granite, &c., occur of the XIIth Dynasty and later.
  • The heads of the sphinxes are royal portraits, and apparently they are intended to represent the power of the reigning Pharaoh.
  • In Asia Minor the oldest examples are the "Hittite" sphinxes of Euyuk.
  • They are Egyptian sphinxes treated in the Assyrian style.
  • Roman sphinxes of a late period have sometimes a man's, sometimes a woman's head with an asp on the forehead.

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