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  1. Sphinx from 90-year-old movie set unearthed in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    In this Nov. 3, 2017 photo provided by the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center, is the front of an uncovered sphinx featuring ornate detail, including a detailed necklace in Guadalupe, Calif.

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  2. Sphinx from set of 1923 film 'The Ten Commandments' unearthed in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | Fox News

    A plaster sphinx that was part of an Egyptian movie set built for the 1923 film "The Ten Commandments." A plaster sphinx has been dug up by archaeologists in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes in California, KETY reports.

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  3. Archaeologists unearth a sphinxa in California sand dunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    In this Nov. 3, 2017 photo provided by the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center is a gigantic deep terra-cotta-colored head that was found recently during an excavation of the buried movie set from the 1923 Cecil B. DeMille epic film "The Ten Commandments," in Guadalupe, Calif. The 300-pound sphinx is the second recovered from the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes.

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  4. Large sphinx head unearthed in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | Unexplained Mysteries

    Far from being a relic built by the ancient Egyptians, the 300-pound sphinx head is actually something a little more recent - a prop from the pioneering 1923 movie The Ten Commandments . In an effort to mimic Egypt's sandy landscape, part of the Hollywood blockbuster was shot in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes on an enormous set measuring 800ft across and 12 stories high.

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  5. The 300-pound sphinx is the second recovered from the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... found the very first sphinx buried in Guadalupe, Calif., a small city about 175 miles from Los Angeles. The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center has found several significant DeMille artifacts in the past few years. "Given that these objects have lasted 94 ...

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  6. Sphinx Head From Cecil B. DeMille's 'The Ten Commandments' UnearthedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | Deadline

    ... his spectacular art deco work, to construct a massive set that was 12 stories high and 800 feet wide on the Guadalupe-Nipomo sand dunes. Like the film, the set was ambitious in scale, but as soon as the film wrapped DeMille realized it was too ...

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  7. The week in odd news: Opossum in liquor store; Sphinx foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    In this Nov. 3, 2017 photo provided by the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center, is the front of an uncovered sphinx featuring ornate detail, including a detailed necklace in Guadalupe, Calif. Archaeologists working in sand dunes on the central California coast have dug up an intact plaster sphinx that was part of an Egyptian movie set built more than 90 years ago for filming of Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 epic "The Ten Commandments."

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  8. The week in odd news: Zebra head, toilet snake and escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    In this Nov. 3, 2017 photo provided by the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center, is the front of an uncovered sphinx featuring ornate detail, including a detailed necklace in Guadalupe, Calif. Archaeologists working in sand dunes on the central California coast have dug up an intact plaster sphinx that was part of an Egyptian movie set built more than 90 years ago for filming of Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 epic "The Ten Commandments."

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  9. How a giant sphinx head came to be buried in a California sand duneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | CBS News

    ... Paul Iribe, known as the father of art deco, to build a lavish set 12 stories high and 800 feet wide in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Sand Dunes on the California coast. After filming wrapped the set was too expensive to move and too valuable to leave for a ...

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  10. Perfectly-intact sphinx's head movie prop unearthedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... a part of the set for director Cecil B DeMillle's 95-year-old set for The Ten Commandments. Buried in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes, the piece is said to be unlike anything else from previous digs, according to Doug Jenzen, Executive Director of the ...

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  11. Shock as Sphinx head discovered buried in CALIFORNIA - " nearly 8,000 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Daily Star

    The 300lb head was dug out of the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes, just north of Santa Barbara and Los Angeles, in the US. Second only to the Pyramids, the Great Sphinx of Giza is one of the most recognisable images from Ancient Egypt.

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  12. Archaeologists unearth Sphinx head from a movie setRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Archaeologists excavating the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes in California unearthed a magnificent sphinx head dating all the way back to... 1923.

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  13. Egyptian-style sphinx from 1923 movie excavated in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2017 | SFGate

    ... of two that Doug Jenzen, the executive director of the Dunes Center, a conservation group that oversees the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes reserve, has worked to excavate over the last five years. The first, recovered in 2014, was badly damaged due to ...

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  14. Early Twentieth-Century Movie Sphinx Uncovered in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2017 | Archaeology

    Live Science reports that a large portion of a brightly painted plaster sphinx from the set of The Ten Commandments has been found in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes. A total of 21 sphinxes had been created by French artist Paul Iribe for the 1923 movie, directed by Cecil B. DeMille.

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  15. Photos: 1923 Sphinx from Movie Set Found Buried in Sandy DuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Live Science

    ... After Hollywood director Cecil B. DeMille finished filming the movie, he had the set buried in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes. Now, archaeologists are excavating the remains, which include everyday objects from the film's crew, such as prohibition ...

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  16. 94-Year-Old 'Ten Commandments' Sphinx Unearthed in Coastal DunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Live Science

    Archaeologists have unearthed a 94-year-old, brightly colored sphinx that once graced the set of the 1923 Hollywood blockbuster, "The Ten Commandments," according to an announcement released Monday from the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center. The 300-lb.

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  17. Excavation In Guadalupe Dunes Uncovers Rare Movie-Set Sphinx HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | Noozhawk

    A recent excavation of "The Ten Commandments" movie set buried nearly a century ago in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes revealed a treasure beyond original expectations. The excavation was aimed at retrieving body parts of a sphinx from the buried set of Cecil B. DeMille 's 1923 film "The Ten Commandments."

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  18. Long Lost 'Ten Commandments' Film Artifacts FoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    "Because it's taken years to fund raise for this project and we weren't entirely sure what we would find, when the face started to reveal itself, it was a pretty epic experience," says Doug Jenzen, Executive Director of the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center. 1923: A scene from silent version of the epic film 'The Ten Commandments', also directed by Cecil B DeMille.

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  19. November 27, 2017WATCH: Giant sphinx unearthed in Cali. desert, a Hollywood time capsuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    ... DeMille ordered that the entire hulking, elaborate set be dismantled and buried on the spot in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes, The Dunes Center of Guadalupe relates. Most of the set still lies there, and has become known to film buffs and adventurers as ...

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  20. Santa Barbara High Beats Righetti in Basketball Season OpenerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Noozhawk

    ... Aidan Douglas tallied 12 and Johnny Coleman added 10 for the Dons, who make their home debut next Tuesday against Nipomo. Welcome to Noozhawk Asks , a new feature in which you ask the questions, you help decide what Noozhawk investigates, and you ...

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