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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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Sphinx SculpturesTemple Newsam Sphinx Gates - Temple Newsam, UK

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This pair of sphinxes are on a gateway leading to a farm on the Temple Newsam estate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesAmasa B. Watson Mausoleum Sphinx - Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Sphinx Statue in Oak Hill Cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member theHostas

location: Michigan

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 11/2/2020

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx in the Cemetery - Caslano, TI, Switzerland

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A sphinx sculpture in front of a Egyptian style mausoleum in the municipal cemetery of Caslano.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Ticino, Switzerland

date approved: 10/9/2020

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinxs of Historic Archieves - Pontevedra, Galicia, España

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Two sphinx on the entrance

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 9/27/2020

last visited: 9/26/2020

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx Sculpture - Lund, Sweden

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A two meter tall Sphinx Sculpture in the northeastern part of the Botanical Garden

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Skåne, Sweden

date approved: 9/17/2020

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesSculpture du Sphynx - Saint Etienne, Auvergne Rhône Alpes, France

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[FR] Une statue de sphynx en fonte en centre ville de Saint-Etienne. [EN] A statue of cast iron sphynx in the city center of Saint-Etienne.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bono2333

location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

date approved: 1/31/2020

last visited: 1/31/2020

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Sphinx SculpturesLancashire Fusiliers Cenotaph Sphinx - Salford, UK

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This sphinx is on top of a WWI war memorial that commemorated the men of the Lancashire Fusiliers regiment who died in WWI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/10/2020

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesVier Sphingen auf dem Hauptfriedhof - Gotha, TH, Deutschland

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Vier Bronzesphingen tragen eine Marmorstele neben einer Engelstatue auf dem Hauptfriedhof in GOtha.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 6/28/2019

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesGreek Sphinxes - New Haven, CT

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A pair of Greek sphinx sculptures are located on an unused cemetery plot in Grove Street Cemetery at 227 Grove Street, New Haven, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 4/16/2019

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesGiza Sphinx toothpick model - Syracuse, New York

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Located in the Toothpick World portion of the Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology. Armory Square Syracuse, New York

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65

location: New York

date approved: 3/29/2019

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx; Bismarck Monument - Berlin, Germany

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A Sphinx sculpture as part of the Bismarck National Monument

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: Berlin, Germany

date approved: 2/1/2019

last visited: 5/27/2016

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Sphinx SculpturesHieracosphinx - Laval, Qc

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Ce sphinx est situé dans le parc de la Berge du Pêcheur à Laval.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LadyKarine

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 1/26/2019

last visited: 1/26/2019

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Sphinx SculpturesIndia Shrine Sphinx - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma USA

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Golden Egyptian Sphinx at the parking entrance of the India Shrine Temple, 3601 NW 36th St, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member vulture1957

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/18/2019

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinxes on the Royal Scottish Academy - Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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Eight sphinxes (two on each corner) on the roof of the Royal Scottish Academy

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/3/2018

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx - Fred Jones Art Museum, Norman, Oklahoma

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A Sphinx sculpture outside the Fred Jones Jr. Art Museum, on the campus of The University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/25/2018

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesRake Family Plot in Charles Evans Cemetery - Reading, PA

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Sitting in the middle of a ring of markers for the Rake family, is a very unusual looking monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Janila

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/25/2018

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinxs sculptures, Kasteel Rosmeulen, Nerem, Tongeren, Limburg, Belgium

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Two sphinx sculptures at the entrance to the castle Rosmeulen, Nerem, Tongeren, Limburg, Belgium

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 8/9/2018

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesZwei Sphingen am EKZ Sophienhof Kiel - Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

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[GER] Zwei Sphingen am EKZ Sophienhof Kiel - Schleswig-Holstein, Germany [ENG] Two sphingen at EKZ Sophienhof Kiel - Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kladings

location: Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

date approved: 6/21/2018

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesThe Peaslee family Sphinx - Cave Hill cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky

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This Sphinx watches over the Peaslee family lot in Cave Hill Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member machard

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/15/2018

last visited: 1/25/2019

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx du vignoble Bessineau. Belvès-de-Castillon. France

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Les sphinx de l'entrée du vignole

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lulu_et_compagnie

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 5/26/2018

last visited: 5/26/2018

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx Memorial - North Turramurra NSW

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Hewn from surrounding bush sandstone by 5756 Pte. W. T. Shirley as a memorial to fallen A.I.F. comrades from World War 1, the Sphinx is approximately 1/8th the size of the Great Sphinx, located on Egypt’s Giza Plateau.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jinkson

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 11/15/2017

last visited: 10/4/2016

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Sphinx SculpturesSphinx Statues - Royal Victoria Park - Bath, Somerset

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There are two sphinxes at the Marlbrough Lane entrance to Royal Victoria Park, Bath, one of which was given by I Williams Esq. Is it possible that at least one of these originally graced the entrance to Bloomfield Crescent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/1/2017

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesZwei Sphingen auf dem Dach des Oberlandesgericht - Hamburg, Germany

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[GER] Zwei Sphingen auf dem Dach des Oberlandesgericht - Hamburg, Germany [Eng] Two sphinxes on the roof of the Oberlandesgericht - Hamburg, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kladings

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: 7/17/2020

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Sphinx SculpturesAndrew Ducrow Sphinxes - Kensal Green Cemetery, London, UK

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This pair of shinx (sphinxes or sphinges) adorn the tomb of Andrew Ducrow in Kensal Green Cemetery. The tomb, for Ducrow's wife, was erected in 1837 to a design by George Danson. It was later embellished for Danson's own interment.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/2/2017

last visited: never

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Sphinx SculpturesMontalvo Sphinx - Saratoga, CA

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A sphinx at the top of the stairs at Vila Montalvo in Saratoga, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/16/2017

last visited: never

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