Actually, she’s also a bit of a riddle. The Sphinx is a winged lion with an impressive bust and what was presumably the most fashionable head of the day. The ancient Egyptian Lady Gaga? Elizabast Taylor? J-Lopatra?
So far identification has proved elusive. She could even be a male named Harmakhis. Who knows the answer? See also our Greek entry Sphinx.
Sphinx Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
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Article last revised on August 22, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders