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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 Sphinx - Mount Auburn Cemetary - Cambridge MAview gallery

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Erected in 1872 as a Civil War memorial, it is one of the most notable features of Mount Auburn Cemetary. It was created by Martin Milmore.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/14/2009

last visited: 7/7/2014

Image for Sphinx on Column Chapiters, State Mutual Building/50 Congress Street - Boston, MAview gallery

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Incorporated into the design of the column chapiters at the entrance to this building are white sphinxes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/16/2012

last visited: never

Image for Copper Sphinx Sculpture - Springfield, MA 01103view gallery

WW125.9 km

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Most unusual pair of sculptured sphinx figures high up on decorative facade of building.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/1/2011

last visited: never

Image for Spinx Sculptures -  Barney Mausoleum - Springfield, MAview gallery

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A pair of Sphinx sculptures stand guard at each end of the Barney Mausoleum in Forest Park, Springfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/23/2011

last visited: 9/5/2012

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