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Sphinx: History of a Monument
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"If you're on the way to Egypt or you've always wanted to go . . . then you might want to know more about the Sphinx, or the Great Sphinx of Giza, as it is formally known. . . . In Sphinx: History of a Monument, Christiane Zivie-Coche takes us through the life and times of this landmark―nearly 65 feet tall, from ground to top of headdress, and 238 feet long, from forepaws to lion's tail."―Elizabeth Crowley, Wall Street Journal, January 10, 2003
"Christiane Zivie-Coche's Sphinx: History of a Monument reflects her particular concern with the later history of the Giza sphinx and with the Giza plateau as a whole. This . . . translation . . . brings to an anglophone readership a wealth of detail about the appropriation of the sphinx in the New Kingdom and the Late Period, as a monument no longer exclusively tied to the old royal funerary cult but developing a religious status in its own right."―Egyptian Archaeology 23, Autumn 2003
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: French --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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