The Great Sphinx

Funerary complex of Khafre, Giza. Old Kingdom, c. 2520-2494 BCE. Limestone, height approximately 65′ (19.8 meters).



Statue of Khafre

From Giza, valley temple of Khafre. Fourth Dynasty, c. 2520-2494 BCE. Diorite-gabbro gneiss, height 5′ 6 1/8″ (1.68 meters). Egyptian Museum, Cairo.



Khan Academy Article

Pyramid of Khafre and the Great Sphinx


Smithsonian Channel YouTube Video

Who Built the Great Sphinx?