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Locate a sculpture, building, or anything that resembles the famous Egyptian or Greek figures.

Must be on public display.

"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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Image for Friedley Sphinx Sculptures - Naperville,  Illinoisview gallery

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Sphinx SculpturesFriedley Sphinx Sculptures - Naperville, Illinois

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Pair of sphinxes guarding the Friedley mausoleum in the Naperville Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/8/2008

last visited: never

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EE37.5 km

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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: 11/10/2010

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