The Great Sphinx of Egypt

What Is It For?

Where Is It

The Great Sphinx is located in Giza near Cairo in Egypt. It is south of the pyramid of Pharaoh Khafre. It is on the west side of the Nile River.


What is a Sphinx

The Sphinx is a mytholigical creature that is half lion and half man. It is thought to guard the pyramids from evil spirits.


When was it built.

The Great Sphinx is unknown on what time it was built but they think it was built around 2500BC . Over about 4000 years weather has broken down the sphinx so there isn't much left to see