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Guardian Sphinxes, part lion & part sphinx from the gable end of a vaulted Lycian sarcophagus from the Heros of the Acropolis (Building H Xanthos). The sphinx was linked to death and above each sphinx is a lion, a guardian of the dead. From Xanthos, UNESCO World Heritage site, south west Turkey. A British Museum exhibit GR 1848-10-20-24-25 sculpture B 290. .

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Guardian Sphinxes, part lion & part sphinx from the gable end of a vaulted Lycian sarcophagus from the Heros of the Acropolis (Building H Xanthos). The sphinx was linked to death and above each sphinx is a lion, a guardian of the dead.  From Xanthos, UNESCO World Heritage site, south west Turkey. A British Museum exhibit GR 1848-10-20-24-25 sculpture B 290. .<br />
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