Posts Tagged ‘sphinx’

20 Less-Known Facts About the Great Sphinx of Egypt

It is the largest and most famous Sphinx, situated at the Giza Plateau adjacent to the Great Pyramids of Giza on the west bank of the Nile River, it has puzzled Egyptologists and researchers for centuries. Here we bring you some facts about this mysterious construction in Egypt: The Sphinx was carved from the bedrock of […]

Fossil Suggests the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx Were Once Submerged Under Water

Apparently the entire landscape of the Giza Necropolis, including the Pyramids and the Sphinx, display signs of erosion. This has led researchers to suggest that certain areas of this mighty necropolis were once submerged under the sea and a newly discovered fossil makes this theory look a lot more believable. A pretty cool theory right? […]

That Old “Second Sphinx” Chestnut Is Back – Is There or Is There Not A Hidden Sphinx?

A tourism official in Egypt has been ridiculed by his peers after claiming a second giant statue of the famous Sphinx awaits discovery. This supposed second sphinx is causing quite a stir amongst Egyptologists who argue that it is all just a hoax. Putting the Second Sphinx Claims in Context We will reverse into this […]

Egyptian Sphinx Statues Found In English Garden Fetch £200,000

A pair of 5,000-year-old Egyptian sphinx statues have sold for just under £200,000 ($270000) at auction. The owner was “shocked” having paid only £300 ($407) for the “garden ornaments”. Sphinxes are mythical creatures from the Ancient Egyptian religious imaginarium. Illustrated in arts with the head of a human, falcon, cat or a sheep, sphinxes all […]

Scientists: Geological Evidence Shows the Sphinx Could Be 800,000 Years Old

One of the most mysterious and enigmatic monuments on the surface of the planet is without a doubt the Great Sphinx at the Giza plateau in Egypt. It is an ancient construction that has baffled researchers ever since its discovery and until today, no one has been able to accurately date the Sphinx, since there […]

The Big Egyptian Sphinx Cover Up: Hidden Chambers, An Unexcavated Mound and Endless Denial

In 1935, Egypt was still the main draw for archaeologists digging for answers. It was hardly more than a decade since the British Egyptologist Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen on November 4, 1922, that had lain nearly undisturbed for over 3,000 years. Yet that is another amazing story still to be investigated. However, right […]

Rare Images Show How to Access the Hidden Chambers Beneath the Sphinx

In 1987 a Japanese team from Waseda University (Tokyo), under the direction of Sakuji Yoshimura carried out an electromagnetic sounding survey of the Khufu Pyramid and Sphinx and found SEVERAL cavities and tunnels. Rare images of the Great Sphinx suggests there are several intricate entrances. The Great Sphinx of Giza has captured the imagination and […]

Could the Directions of Pyramids and Sphinx Hint at Hidden Chambers?

The Giza Sphinx faces east, while the pyramids’ sides are aligned precisely in the cardinal directions. There is little doubt that the Sun or stars must have been used to align the Giza pyramids, but was there an actual use for the directions in which they were built? And what might we deduce from their […]

The Mystery of the Balochistan Sphinx: Remnants of an Ancient Indus Valley Civilization?

Hidden in plain sight, in the rocky landscape of the Makran coastline of Southern Balochistan, Pakistan is an architectural anomaly that seems to have gone unnoticed and unexplored for centuries. The site is known as the Balochistan Sphinx and researcher, Bibhu Dev Misra, has done a great deal of work on the site. The area […]

Man “Born On Mars” Claims The Sphinx Can Be Unlocked With Device Hidden Behind Its Ear

The concept of past lives is nothing new. It’s often said that if you have an irrational fear, it’s the result of a bad experience in a past life. My mom has always had a fear of soldiers, and she’s wondered if stems from an experience during one of the World Wars. Like so many […]

Researchers Say the Great Sphinx is Older Than Believed – and it ‘Guards’ a Hidden Chamber

A quarter of a century ago, researchers Robert Schoch and Robert Bauval were at the centre of two controversial debates in Egyptology:  Schoch, with his geological redating of the Great Sphinx to a period earlier than its supposed builder, the Pharaoh Khafre; and Bauval, with his ‘Orion Correlation Theory’ that suggested the three famous pyramids […]

Keiser: Brexit fallout could result in systemic collapse bigger than 2008

The economist told RT that we are now faced with the possibility of contagion, similar to the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008, which triggered a global credit crisis. “We’ve seen markets sell off and we’ve seen marking down of assets on books, we haven’t yet seen the big margin selling that will come in […]

China is Building An Artificial Island to Prepare For WW3‏

So China is building these artificial islands in the Pacific and claim now full ownership of everything in the area. Well that doesn’t sit very well with the surrounding countries including the US. China has now vowed to repeal any intruders with force even if it’s an US Warship. We always talk about how a […]

This Might Be The Most Beautiful Goodbye You’ve Ever Seen

If you’ve ever visited Japan, chances are your first stop in the country has been a big, bustling metropolis like Osaka or Tokyo. While the enormous flat screens, heaving intersections and impressive skyscrapers make for some memorable photo moments, it’s the serene, picturesque country towns that really hold the true essence and beauty of Japan. For those of us who can’t make […]

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