EUTOPIA
DEPICTING MAN OR BEAST? CAN YOU SOLVE THE RIDDLE OF THE GREAT SPHINX OF GIZA?
The Great Sphinx of Giza is one of the most fantastic monuments of ancient Egypt. The statue depicts a mythical creature with the head of a man and the body of a lion and protects the tombs of the pharaohs. But the fact that the head is completely out of proportion to the rest of the body, when the Egyptians were so precise with their monuments, suggests the giant sphinx was originally created as something else entirely…