Then the sphinx threw herself down from the mountain.
The name of the sphinx in Egyptian was Hu.
In Greek mythology the most famous sphinx was that of Thebes in Boeotia, first mentioned by Hesiod (Theog.
(1533 B.C.) on the breast of the Sphinx at Gizeh.l The tablet represents Tethmosis before his guardian deity, the sun-god Re, pouring a libation of wine on one side and offering incense on the other.
It was something white by the door--the statue of a sphinx, which also oppressed him.