The Great Sphinx

The Great Sphinx

Date ca. 2570-2544 BCE

Movement Egyptian | Old Kingdom | 4th Dynasty

Medium Limestone

Dimensions 66′ x 63′ x 241′

Location Giza, Egypt



Though much of its face was destroyed by Islamists who would later inhabit Giza, scholars believe that the head of the Great Sphinx was originally a representation of Khafra.