Great Sphinx of Giza

The Great Sphinx of Giza, commonly referred to as the Sphinx of Giza or just the Sphinx, is a limestone statue of a reclining sphinx, a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human.

Facing directly from West to East, it stands on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Giza, Egypt.

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