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The Great Sphinx of Giza is a limestone statue of a reclining or couchant sphinx (a mythical creature with a lion's body and a human head) that stands on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Giza.
It is the oldest known monumental sculpture, and is commonly believed to have been built by ancient Egyptians of the Old Kingdom during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafra (c. 2558–2532 BC). It is the largest monolith statue in the world, a massive 73,5m long , 2o,22m high and 6m wide.
(Issued 25-05- 2002-2005)
Definitives - Pharaohs