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The mystery of the Sfinx in Egypt

The Sphinx of Giza is the largest and oldest hewn statue in the world. It is 57 metres long, 6 to 8 metres wide and almost twenty metres high. It was constructed by removing limestone rock around the statue. As a result, the base of the figure is below ground level. The head consists of limestone harder than that of the body. The head is too small to be in proportion to the mass of the body, which fuels the suspicion that this was a later modelling of an initially larger lion's head. 

Because the Sphinx is in a pit - which fills with sand in less than 70 years if not constantly cleared - the Sphinx has spent the largest part of its existence under sand with only its head protruding. Nevertheless, the body has eroded, even under the lining of stone blocks which were already introduced during the time of Chephren. Therefore, the Sphinx must be older than the pyramids. Another indication of this is the vertical erosion marks which could probably only have been caused by water (see ref. West). And for a wet climate we must look back to at least 6000 BC. In my book "Verborgen geheimen van de mensheid, I-Ch 10" an entirely different erosion mechanism than the one thought to be responsible is explained which could make the Sphinx older than we think.

The Sphinx seems to look to the far horizon, as if it is waiting for someone to come. Remarkably, that point on the horizon is precisely the point where, in 10500 BC, the constellation of the Lion appeared above the horizon at the moment of the solstice. Could the Sphinx indeed be that old? If so, then the pyramid of Chephren must be just as old because the ‘Procession road’ runs straight along the pit of the Sphinx to that pyramid.

HAMMERING OF HARD STONE The Sphinx is at least 4600 years old, but perhaps even 12500 years. 
SAWING IN HARD STONE
DRILLING IN HARD STONE
MILLING OF HARD STONE
TURNING OF HARD ROCK
PLASTER LAYER ON HARD STONE
SMOOTHING OF HARD STONE
POLISHING OF HARD STONE
TRANSPORTING MEGALITHS
SEAMLESS JOINTS BETWEEN STONES
SEAMLESS JOINTS BETWEEN MEGALITHS
SOFTENING HARD STONE
MELTING OF HARD STONE
TRANSATLANTIC CONTACTS

The Sphinx lies like a watchdog in front of the large pyramids of Giza.
The Sphinx lies like a watchdog in front of the large pyramids of Giza. It is clearly visible  that the body of the Sphinx is severely eroded, which indicates extreme old age.
The head with the nemes (head ornament) consists of limestone which is harder than that of the body of the Sphinx, but the head is too small in relation to the body.
The head with the nemes (head ornament) consists of limestone which is harder than that of the body of the Sphinx, but the head is too small in relation to the body. Hence, the suspicion arose that the head is a later remake of an original lion shape.
The head of the Sphinx protrudes above the current limestone plateau.
The head of the Sphinx protrudes above the current limestone plateau. But the whole area was once a quarry where the stones for the pyramids came from. The head is all that remains of this quarry.
Restoration and conservation was performed in ancient times. Today, the restoration continues.
Restoration and conservation was performed in ancient times. Today, the restoration continues.
It is clearly visible that the sides of the pit have vertical erosion markings.
It is clearly visible that the sides of the pit have vertical erosion markings. This would indicate water erosion and therefore a very old age. But another erosion mechanism is also possible.
Underneath the Sphinx there is a mysterious space. Access to it is poosible from the back of the Sphinx.

Underneath the Sphinx there is a mysterious space. Access to it is poosible from the back of the Sphinx.

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