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Archaeologists seek movie set in California sands
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:34:33 -0700

GUADALUPE, California (AP) Archaeologists working in the sand dunes along the California coast are digging up ancient sphinxes but these are made of plaster.More than 90 years ago, legendary filmmaker Cecile B. DeMille erected...

Giant Sphinx from 'Ten Commandments' Film Unearthed 91 Years Later
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:45:35 -0700

Hidden for more than 90 years beneath the rolling sand dunes of Guadalupe, California, an enormous, plaster sphinx from the 1923 blockbuster movie "The Ten Commandments" has been rediscovered and is now above ground. The public will be able to see the sphinx on display as early as next year, once it has been reconstructed — a necessity since it became weather-beaten during its stint beneath the ...

California archaeologists uncover 90-year-old movie prop (+video)
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 05:50:26 -0700

Buried for more than nine decades under the sand dunes of Guadalupe, Calif., the giant plaster sphinx from "The Ten Commandments" has been rediscovered.

California archaeologists uncover 90-year-old movie prop
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:19:53 -0700

Buried for more than nine decades under the sand dunes of Guadalupe, Calif., the giant plaster sphinx from "The Ten Commandments" has been rediscovered.

Archaeologists unearth a DeMille sphinx
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:26:36 -0700

Buried beneath the shifting sands of the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes is a story of Biblical proportions.

Archaeologists dig for 'The Ten Commandments' buried sphinxes in the California sand dunes
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:37:05 -0700

GUADALUPE, Calif. - Archaeologists working in the sand dunes along the Central California coast are digging up ancient sphinxes — but these are made of plaster.

Large 91-Year-Old Sphinx Discovered In California Sand Dunes By Archaeologists
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:07:32 -0700

Yes, you read the headline correctly — a 20th century plaster sphinx was unearthed in Guadalupe, California. You may be wondering why a sphinx was built less than 100-years-ago and left to be buried in the dunes of California. The answer lies in a 1923 blockbuster silent film, The Ten Commandments. According to Live Science, Large 91-Year-Old Sphinx Discovered In California Sand Dunes By ...

Archaeologists dig for ‘The Ten Commandments’ buried sphinxes
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 19:33:12 -0700

Archaeologists working in the sand dunes along the Central California coast are digging up ancient sphinxes - but these are made of plaster.

Mystery of the Hollywood sphinx: dig unearths Cecil B DeMille's lost treasures
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:59:21 -0700

Archaeologists in California close to uncovering plasterwork sphinx left on a beach after filming of The Ten Commandments Archaeologists searching for a long-lost sphinx buried beneath sand dunes have been given a tantalising glimpse of new treasures. But this is California, not Egypt, and the plaster sphinxes were not left behind by a pharaoh but by one of the Hollywoods first emperors, Cecil B ...

California coast town's government could disband
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 02:54:44 -0700

GUADALUPE, Calif. (AP) — Officials in a town on California's scenic central coast are warning the government may have to disband if residents don't approve tax and fee hikes.