Sphinx
The great sphinx! A lot of work has been done to prevent the sand covering the sphinx again.
Sphinx
Sphinx
No one knows why the sphinx was created.
Sphinx
Sphinx
It was a Greek who first called the monument "Sphinx."
Sphinx
Sphinx
Legend says that Napoleon Bonaparte tried to have the sphinx destroyed with cannon fire; actully, however, a Coptic priest who was trying to convert the Egyptians to Christianity tried to destroy its face.
Sphinx
Sphinx
Grandma's close-up reveals interesting carving and color.
Sphinx
Sphinx
Can you answer the question the sphinx asked: "What creature starts out on four feet, walks on two feet during most of its life and ends its life walking on three legs?"
Sphinx
Sphinx
Grandma took this close-up of the head of the Sphinx.
Sphinx
Sphinx
Grandma's photo reveals the length of the Sphinx.
Sphinx
Sphinx
The legs of the Sphinx weren't uncovered until just over 100 years ago.
Sphinx
Sphinx
Grandpa Roy didn't know the sphinx had a tail.
Sphinx
Sphinx
Grandma and Grandpa pose with the Great Sphinx.
Sphinx
Sphinx
Grandma Bert poses with the Great Sphinx.
Sphinx
Sphinx
Grandpa Roy poses in the temple leading the the sphinx.
Sphinx
Sphinx
The answer to "the riddle of the Sphinx" is "man," for he crawls on all fours after birth, walks erect most of his adult life, and then walks with a cane (the third leg) in old age.
Sphinx
Sphinx
Grandpa's attempt to photograph the Sphinx lit up during the Sound and Light show results in an almost surreal image of the monument.
Sphinx
Sphinx
Bagpipes and drums entertained the visitors to the Sound and Light show before and after the actual light show itself.
Sphinx