The Great Sphinx

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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Ancient History
Grade:
8

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The Great Sphinx

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240 ft long66 ft highLocated at the Giza Plateau

Some people say the Sphinx is pointing to the "Hall of Records" which connects with the missing city of Atlantis. The Sphinx also has 3 known underground passageways.

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Some people like to say the Sphinx was made 5,000 years ago, but the water marks date all the way back 10,000 years ago. Egypt wasn`t always a desert, thousands of years ago it was tropical.

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According to orthodox Egyptology the Sphinx was constructed in the 4th Dynasty (2575 – 2467 BCE) by the Pharaoh Khafre. The Sphinx was originally covered up to it`s neck in sand, but Napolean came to Egypt and found it. Between 1935 and 1936 the sand was clearn from around its body.


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