The Great Sphinx

The Great Sphinx is one of the largest statues in the world. It is in Egypt. Egypt is a country in Africa.

The Great Sphinx has the head of a man but the body of a lion. You will see its nose is missing. Nobody knows for sure what happened to it.

This amazing statue is over four thousand years old! It is one of the oldest statues in the world. The Ancient Egyptians made it. They made the statue by cutting into a huge rock. It probably wasn’t easy to make a statue that big!