AN ART WK8 SPHINX FINAL PROJ - Final Project The Sphinx 1...

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Final Project “The Sphinx”1The SphinxCharles A. BoothGrantham UniversityThe Sphinx is a wonderfully fascinating part of Greek and world culture. It is a creature in folklore of Greek tradition. At a minimum it has the head of a human being and the body of a strong
Final Project “The Sphinx2lion. Some more elaborate portrayals of the Sphinx have wings of a great bird as well. TheSphinx is usually portrayed as a fierce and merciless being. The Greek version of the Sphinx istypically a woman, however the Sphinx in Egypt is often portrayed as a man. The role and use ofSphinxes has been traced back to royal tombs and religious structures. There is a Sphinx thoughtto be one of the first that rests in the Cairo museum. The Sphinx there is of Queen Hetepheres.Some believe the word Sphinx comes from a Greek verb that means to squeeze, or tighten up.
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