The sphinx did not slay herself until her riddle had been guessed.
Probably King Harmachis had the Sphinx altered to look like him.
The Sphinx is a woman, as I will insist to my dying day, if it were my last word!
Which do you find more impressive, the Sphinx or the Pyramids?
He became an inexplicable creature; a breeched and booted Sphinx.
For hours together he lay ...