The Great Sphinx#
The Great Sphinx Great Sphinx of Giza, Nazlet El-Semman, Al Haram, Al-Dschiza, ... , a reclining lion with a human head, is the oldest known monumental sculpture in the world. It is believed to have been carved about 2500 B.C. and most probably depicts the Pharaoh Khafre. The nose of the sphinx has eroded over time.