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".. When asked what he thought was the most remarkable thing he saw in Egypt, Latif replied that it was the head of the Sphinx, its beauty, proportions, condition etc.."
as a sculptor myself, I would say the same thing seeing it for the first time in its present state.
Your point about paint, while being admissable , is by no means conclusive.
What we are all groping for here is possivbilities not answers. We do not know enough to formulate the answers yet. I know enough to know that.
Your contribution is valuable but I refuse to jump to any conclusions.