First, here it is in all its glory: “The Mystery of the Sphinx,” the documentary with Robert Schoch, John Anthony West and Charleton Heston (for some reason) that Jenny loved in middle school:
And second, here’s Liv Albert’s expert takedown of the Atlantis story, which is an integral component of this topic (and explores the connection between Atlantis and white supremacy).
And now on to our very copious sources:
Dr. Selim Hassan: The Great Sphinx and its Secrets
Landmarks of the World: Construction of the Pyramids on the Giza Plateau
Aera: The Sphinx Project (with Interactive Map)
Curiosmos: Unwritten Mystery: Why No Ancient Texts Mention the Origin and Purpose of the Sphinx
Robert S. Neyland: Mehit’s Stump: Unmasking the Great Sphinx of Giza
Robert Schoch’s Website
Jimmy Dunn: The Great Pyramid of Khafre at Giza
Dr. Zahi Hawass: History of the Conservation of the Sphinx
Evan Hadingham: Uncovering Secrets of the Sphinx, Smithsonian Magazine
Dr. Zahi Hawass: The Secrets of the Sphinx: Restoration Past and Present
Ioannis Liritzis and Asimina Vafiadou: Surface luminescence dating of some Egyptian monuments.
Jeffrey Levin: International Symposium on the Great Sphinx, the Getty Conservation Institute
Dr. Amy Calvert: Pyramid of Khafre and the Great Sphinx.
Giza Sphinx and Valley Temples.
AERA: The Sphinx as a National Park
Fabian Welc and Leszek Marks: Climate change at the end of the Old Kingdom in Egypt around 4200 BP: New geoarcheological evidence.
Jeffrey Newman: Khafre Enthroned. American Research Center in Egypt
Tom Tavee and Jack McClintock: Lost City, Discover Magazine
NYTimes: Scholars Dispute Claim that Sphinx is Much Older