Androsphinx



a with the head of a man.
Historical Examples

The form of which we have spoken as being that of the great Sphinx is called the androsphinx (Fig. 3).
A History of Art for Beginners and Students Clara Erskine Clement

Sometimes the androsphinx has human hands in place of the lion’s paws.
A History of Art for Beginners and Students Clara Erskine Clement

noun (pl) -sphinxes, -sphinges (-ˌsfɪndʒiːz)
a sphinx having the head of a man

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