Ancient Egyptian Mythology

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Egyptian information

Picture of the Egyptian information Sphinx from our Egyptian mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

The Sphinx. She's the Sphinx, basically

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

Name: Sphinx
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: information
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
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Article last revised on August 22, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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