Of course Jerry had been at Lincoln long enough to know all about the Sphinxes.
His heelers got up against this line of sphinxes and fell back, done up.
We have said that this avenue of sphinxes led to the temple of Luxor.
Moreover, statues and sphinxes of the Hyksos period are also found here.
The heads of the sphinxes seem usually to have been portraits of kings.
In Egypt sphinxes with human heads were called Androsphinxes.
There are other sphinxes, but this at the base of the Great Pyramid is the largest.
Neither the number of the propyla nor of the sphinxes is determined by any rule.
Whole avenues of sphinxes lined the courts of the Egyptian temples.
Man-headed bulls with wings, sphinxes, and scenes of combat also appear.