Riddles of the Sphinx

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This work tells the story of the Great Sphinx of Giza as egyptology has uncovered it. The author details the Sphinx's impact on the ancient world, on Arab writers, on Renaissance travellers, on the pioneers of Egyptology and on modern scholarship. He tells the story of the Sphinx's many bouts of excavation and restoration and above all, puts the Sphinx in the context of all that is known about ancient Egyptian history and religion. Some 20th-century writers have promoted ideas about the Sphinx's immense antiquity and its ...

Riddles of the Sphinx 1999, Sutton Publishing Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780750922449

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Riddles of the Sphinx 1998, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814742426

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Riddles of the Sphinx 1998, Sutton Publishing Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780750915533

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