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HIGH NOTES: Portrait of a Sphinx

Oct 6, 2016 10:36:41 AM
By John Conklin posted in Oedipus, #GreekBLO, Sphinx

The Sphinx—a creature with the head of a human and the body of a lion (and often with the wings of bird) occurs in many cultures. The Egyptian Sphinx is typically depicted as a man, a benevolent guardian and the bearer of mysterious knowledge and secrets.
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