Did you know that the proper plural word for Sphinx is Sphinges? It is, but you’ll never catch us saying that. It just sounds wrong.

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Great Sphinx of Giza

2500 BCE

Oedipus and the Sphinx

Gustave Moreau, 1864

Pyxis and Lid with Sphinx-Shaped Handle

650 BCE

Self-Portrait as a Sphinx

Sarah Bernhardt, 1880


Franz Stuck, 1904

Sphinx of Agost

550 BCE

The Kiss of the Sphinx

Franz Stuck, 1895

The Sphinx and the Pyramids

Augustus Osborne Lamplough, 1919
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