> If you were talking about a small figurine like the 'venus'
> figures from the prehistoric then I would agree. Something
> the size of the Sphinx however, must have taken a degree of
> organisation that most people would categorize as 'advanced'
> in this context.
I'd have to disagree. I believe there is a body of evidence which may suggest the sphinx is very much older than is generally accepted. To say more than this is conjecture. (If it were made of cast titanium, with a 10" thick teflon coating, now that would be another matter!)