By Paul Jordan
When we expect of "The Sphinx," notions spring to mind: the large carving on the fringe of the Libyan barren region through Cairo and the frightened creature of classical fantasy who posed high-stakes riddles to passers through. whereas this publication focuses squarely at the former sphinx, the very life of this ambitious monument poses riddles all its own.
The first publication dedicated to the fabled nice Sphinx of Gizeh in over fifty years, this magnificently illustrated quantity presents a protracted past due and balanced evaluation of modern claims in regards to the age of the Sphinx. outlined via its straight-forward sort, inviting to professional Egyptologist and vacationer alike, Riddles of the Sphinx skillfully combines textual content and photo, description and photographic element, to provide a remarkably whole account of this mysterious, majestic figure.