3) The highest levels of the middle member strata, seen in the Sphinx Enclosure on the western end, are most severely eroded, as expected from rain. If the moat theory were true, then the lower strata on the eastern end of the Sphinx Enclosure would be most heavily eroded (caused by water being brought in via canals from the Nile), but the opposite is seen. Richards, 1988, Archaeological anomalies in the Bahamas. This is due to ancient rains and the paleohydrology of the area. Gray, 1991, Thinking Critically About New Age Ideas. This erosion is not compatible with pooled water in the enclosure. Despite the fact that some of the early founders of modern Egyptology (such as Sir Flinders Petrie, Sir E. Questioning the age of the Sphinx seems to shake the very foundations of conventional Egyptology.A much older Sphinx calls into question the conventional wisdom concerning when and how civilization developed in the Nile Valley.


On the whole, the Egyptologists insist that the peoples of Egypt did not have the technology or social organization to cut out the core body of the Sphinx in predynastic times. There are no big surprises in store for us.” The Egyptological community did little to address my arguments and data.

The moat theory cannot explain the nature of the very ancient weathering seen under the Old Kingdom granite veneer.

2) Much heavier surface erosion occurs on the western end of the Sphinx Enclosure, tapering off dramatically toward the eastern end.

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