The Great Sphinx by Kelli M. Brucken

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Published by KidHaven Press in San Diego, Calif .

Written in English

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  • Great Sphinx (Egypt) -- Juvenile literature

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementby Kelli M. Brucken.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesWonders of the world, Wonders of the world (KidHaven Press)
LC ClassificationsDT62.S7 B78 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3401138M
ISBN 100737734442
LC Control Number2005015626

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The Great Sphinx has a human head and wears a pharaoh’s headdress. Erosion. Wind and sand have eaten away at the limestone over the centuries since the Great Sphinx was built.

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“There’s a Sphinx on the top of a platform, with Rameses the Great next to it and giving an offering.The Great Sphinx of Giza is an immense stone sculpture of a creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human.

The greatest monumental sculpture in the ancient world, it is carved out of a single ridge of limestone feet (73 meters) long and 66 feet (20 meters) high.

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