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Sphinx dating scenarios


We can try to date the Great Sphinx by following two methods. The first one consists in considering the civilization which is accredited by Egyptologists for having built it; they assume that the construction of the Great Sphinx dates back to the IV Dynasty, circa 2,500 B.C.. The second method, on the contrary, consists in … Continua a leggere

The Sphinx and the Lion


The Great Sphinx of Giza is a mystery as there are still many unanswered questions about its origin and meaning. Let’s focus on the issue of its dating, first. An interesting though controversial theory concluded that the construction of the Great Sphinx dates back to around 10500 B.C., that is 8000 years older than the … Continua a leggere