Sphinx... THE SPHINX (or Phix) was a female monster with the body of a lion, the breast and head of a woman, eagle's wings and, according to some, a serpent-headed tail.    She was sent by the gods to plague the town of Thebes as punishment for some ancient crime. There she preyed on the youths of the land, devouring all those who failed to solve her riddle.

Sphinx... THE SPHINX (or Phix) was a female monster with the body of a lion, the breast and head of a woman, eagle's wings and, according to some, a serpent-headed tail. She was sent by the gods to plague the town of Thebes as punishment for some ancient crime. There she preyed on the youths of the land, devouring all those who failed to solve her riddle.

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This riddle. | 14 Tumblr Posts That'll Make You Say "I'm Glad I Read All Of That"

✯ Goddess Bast .. By Susan Seddon Boulet✯  Susan Seddon Boulet (1941-1997) @ www.turningpointgallery.com  More Susan Boulet @ http://groups.google.com/group/FantasyMagie & http://groups.yahoo.com/group/fantasy_forum &   http://groups.yahoo.com/group/A1-Fantasy-Art   https://www.facebook.com/pages/Susan-Seddon-boulet/47280994189

✯ Goddess Bast .. By Susan Seddon Boulet✯ Susan Seddon Boulet (1941-1997) @ www.turningpointgallery.com More Susan Boulet @ http://groups.google.com/group/FantasyMagie & http://groups.yahoo.com/group/fantasy_forum & http://groups.yahoo.com/group/A1-Fantasy-Art https://www.facebook.com/pages/Susan-Seddon-boulet/47280994189

"What do you wish to do with those, puny human?" "What do you think? I've heard you like treasure. These are rare crystal swords." "You do not fool me..." With a bellow and a hiss, the basilisk reared forward. -Candice Celeste Jensen

"What do you wish to do with those, puny human?" "What do you think? I've heard you like treasure. These are rare crystal swords." "You do not fool me..." With a bellow and a hiss, the basilisk reared forward. -Candice Celeste Jensen

Sphinx, aber mit den falschen vorderbeinen, das ist eher Richtung Greif, eine Mischung zweier Wesen aus der Mythologie.

Sphinx, aber mit den falschen vorderbeinen, das ist eher Richtung Greif, eine Mischung zweier Wesen aus der Mythologie.

statue, lion, sphinx, mythology, culture, sculpture

statue, lion, sphinx, mythology, culture, sculpture

Very Very beautiful I must say - very befitting for a Lady of such beauty & status & class - please forgive me - but if a peasant slave may be permitted to say so UR Ladyship or flog me for my impertinence XXXXXXX

Very Very beautiful I must say - very befitting for a Lady of such beauty & status & class - please forgive me - but if a peasant slave may be permitted to say so UR Ladyship or flog me for my impertinence XXXXXXX

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