The Sphinx is one of the seven wonders of the world. The Sphinx is 4,600 years old. It is 240 feet long and 66 feet high. It was carved from one big block of limestone. The head is a carving of Pharoah Khafre because his pyramid is right behind the Sphinx. It has a lion's body and the ruler's head. The Sphinx has recently undergone a major, modern restoration.
If you would like to learn more about the Sphinx you may visit the following websites:
Wonders of Ancient Egypt
Far and Away