Season 37, Episode 3 Riddles of the Sphinx

First Aired: January 19, 2010

An investigation into the origins of the Great Sphinx of Giza, including who built the half-human, half-lion figure and why; how it was built; and what it represents.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
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  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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