(Σφίγξ/Sphínx, also ἀνδροσφίγξ/androsphínx: Hdt. 2,175; Boeotian: φίξ/phíx; pl. Σφίγγες/Sphínges).
I. Egypt Depiction of the Egyptian king with the body of a lion and a human head
Greek designation for the depictions which were originally only of the Egyptian king with the body of a lion and a human head; there is no known Egyptian designation for this type of image.
Three-dimensional sculptural representations of recumbent sphinxes have …