Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Sphinx

See also: Sphinx in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

Egyptian Sphinx Couchant §

A hybrid monster formed from the body of a lion with a human head. No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art. Artist: John Vinycomb.

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Egyptian Gyno-Sphinx Couchant §

A hybrid monster formed from the body of a lion with a human head. No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

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Greek Sphinx Couchant §

A monster from Greek mythology with a woman’s torso, a lion’s body, and wings. No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art. Artist: John Vinycomb.

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Greek Sphinx Sejant §

A monster from Greek mythology with a woman’s torso, a lion’s body, and wings.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Workes of Armorie. Artist: John Bossewell.

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Greek Sphinx Statant Guardant Addorsed §

A monster from Greek mythology with a woman’s torso, a lion’s body, and wings. No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art. Artist: John Vinycomb.

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