How old is the Sphinx

One of the most sensationalized debates in Egyptology revolves around the Sphinx. Who actually built the Sphinx? How old is it? Was the Sphinx really built by the pharaoh Kafre, or another pharaoh? Could it be 12,500 years old? We’ll get into the evidence and arguments on this episode of Eric’s Guide to Ancient Egypt.


2 thoughts on “How old is the Sphinx”

  1. Hey Eric. Love your podcasts. Robert Temple argues that the Sphinx is in fact a statue of Anubis and originally had a jackal’s head. Is his theory realistic? Could this be true? Thanks! (from the Netherlands)

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