Riddle of the Sphinx An Ancient Egyptian Puzzle Book

Trevor Naylor

Explore the mysteries of ancient Egypt as you take on an array of puzzles, riddles, and fun facts about this antique land.

We are all fascinated by the mysteries and puzzles of the ancient world, none more so than those from ancient Egypt. From the riddle of the Sphinx to the source of the Nile, the mysteries of this antique land have fascinated people for centuries. The Riddles of the Sphinx goes beyond mere questions of antiquity to explore centuries of Egyptomania, bringing in Agatha Christie and Hercule Poirot, the Curse of the Mummy, and the strange and mysterious deaths of those who discovered the Tomb of Tutankhamun.

Combining expertise in quizzes and Egyptology, this book will delight readers, budding Egyptologists, and quiz enthusiasts of all ages. Illustrated with photographs, archive illustrations, and hieroglyphs, it is a fun and accessible way to learn about the world of ancient Egypt.

The Riddles of the Sphinx features puzzles, games, and activities, including verbal reasoning; math puzzles (Egyptian numbering system); anagrams; visual puzzles, such as memory games, word searches, logical reasoning, and riddles; true or false and multiple- choice questions; who am I and more. The result is a book that is as varied and rich as it is entertaining, which will appeal to the entire family.


Trevor Naylor


Trevor Naylor is the author of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs Illustrated: A Formal Writing System Used in Ancient Egypt and a quiz grand master. He is a passionate quizmaster and puzzler and has lived for many years in Cairo, Egypt.