Limestone Great Sphinx of Giza statue under clear sky, showcasing ancient Egyptian craftsmanship.

Great Sphinx of Giza

  • Al Giza Desert, Giza Governorate 3512201, Egypt

The Great Sphinx of Giza, standing at 66 feet (20 meters) tall, is a monumental symbol of ancient Egypt and a subject of ongoing discussions concerning its origins, age, and initial creators. Featuring a human head atop a lion’s body, this majestic statue—among the largest and oldest in the world—represents qualities such as strength, wisdom, and authority.