Archive for the ‘Sphinxes’ Category

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This Tremendous Stone Sphinx (a Mythological Creature With the Body of a Lion and the Head of a Human) Which Serves a a Memorial to Those Who Died in the American Civil War Can Be Found at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA

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Millmore Memorial Forest Cemetery
Daniel Chester French’s Famous Memorial (Located at Forest Hills Cemetery in Jamaica Plain) for His Fellow Sculptors, James and Martin Milmore, Depicts the Angel of Death Stilling the Hand of a Young Artist (the Sphinx, That He’s Working on, Is a Reference to the Granite Memorial to Union Soldiers Sculpted by the Milmore Brothers, Which Can Still Be Seen Today at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA)