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For 45 centuries, the Great Sphinx has cast its enigmatic gaze over Egypts Giza plateau. This strange half-human, half-lion image has inspired countless fantastic theories about its origins. Nova's expert team of archeologists, including Mark Lehner (director, Ancient Egypt Research Associates), carries out eye-opening experiments that reveal the techniques and incredible labor that was invested in the carving of this gigantic sculpture.

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