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  1. 'Ten Commandments' sphinx rises from Guadalupe dunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cal Coast News

    The body of a sphinx has risen from beneath the sand at the Guadalupe Dunes nearly 100 years after it served as part of the set in Cecil B. Demille's classic film, "The Ten Commandments." [ LA Times ] In preparation for the 1923 film, crew members built the sphinxes in Los Angeles and transported them piece by piece to Guadalupe, where they assembled them on set.

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  2. Exodus: To Links and BlogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... Gods and Kings. We were shown about 40 minutes of the Biblical epic which seems to be Cecil B DeMille's The Ten Commandments minus Anne Baxter's campiness ( pity ) remade through the lens of Ridley Scott's Gladiator. Moses is no longer a "splendid ...

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    Tuesday Oct 21 | SFGate

    Archaeologists work to preserve fragments of the wood-and-plaster Egyptian city set constructed in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes for Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 silent epic "The Ten Commandments." In this Oct. 10, 2014, photo, a giant chariot driver's foot and leg emerge from wind-blown sand at Guadalupe Dunes, the site of Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 silent epic "The Ten Commandments."

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  4. Ruins: Lost City of DeMille is a 1923 Film Set Buried in the DunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Curbed

    The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes on California's central coast are a National Natural Landmark, one of the largest remaining dune systems in the state, and they're hiding the remains of the enormous and elaborate movie set built for Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 film, The Ten Commandments . The set included four 35-foot-tall statues of Ramses II, a 110-foot-tall gate, an 800-foot-wide temple, and 21 sphinxes , all of which, post-filming, were just left to be swallowed by the dunes .

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  5. Sphinx unearthed from 1923 Cecil B. DeMille movie setRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Los Angeles Times

    Archaeologists work to preserve the decaying remains of a sphinx built for Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 silent movie "The Ten Commandments," which were left in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes after filming wrapped. Archaeologists work to preserve the decaying remains of a sphinx built for Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 silent movie "The Ten Commandments," which were left in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes after filming wrapped.

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  6. Archaeologists unearth Hollywood history, J.K. Rowling to build a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Times-Picayune

    Archaeologists unearth a sphinx in California, J.K. Rowling to build a real Hagrid's hut, and more: Popcorn Breakfast Sphinxes line the road to Pharaoh City in Cecil B. DeMille's silent 1923 epic 'The Ten Commandments.' In what sounds like the plot to a new "Indiana Jones" movie, archaeologists have reportedly discovered a 15-foot-tall sphinx buried in the sand dunes of Guadalupe, Calif.

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  7. Archaeologists seek movie set in California sandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Korea Herald

    Archaeologists working in the sand dunes along the Central California coast are digging up ancient sphinxes - but these are made of plaster. More than 90 years ago, legendary filmmaker Cecile B. DeMille erected 21 giant sphinxes and a 240-meter-wide temple as a set for the silent, black-and-white classic movie "The Ten Commandments."

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  8. Around the Blogosphere This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    ... in Film Blogathon hosted at The Stalking Moon and Phantom Empires . ...So cool: A sphinx from DeMille's THE TEN COMMANDMENTS (1923) has been unearthed in dunes where location filming took place near Guadalupe , California. ...A book review by Robby ...

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  9. How The Sphinx From The Ten Commandments Went Missing For Almost A CenturyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Cinema Blend News

    Back in 1923, director Cecil B. DeMille did his part to define what a cinematic epic could be. Telling the story of the Jewish exodus from Egypt, The Ten Commandments was an absolutely giant production, forced to build everything practically simply because visual effects weren't really an option.

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  10. Excavations at the Lost City of DeMilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Stephen Bodio's Querencia

    Long ago, I put up a couple of posts about a unique archaeological site on the California Central Coast: the movie set for Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 The Ten Commandments buried in the Guadalupe Dunes .

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  11. Scientists dig for sphinx from 'Ten Commandments' in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | New York Daily News

    Archeologists preserve decaying remains from wind-blown sand at Guadalupe Dunes, the site of Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 silent epic, 'The Ten Commandments.' The sphinx is plastic and was left behind in the Guadalupe-Nipomo dunes in California after Hollywood legend Cecil B. DeMille made the 1923 classic silent movie, "The Ten Commandments."

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  12. Early 20th C. Sphinx Recovered in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Archaeology

    The body of a giant sphinx from the set of the 1923 silent movie "The Ten Commandments" has been carefully removed from the sand in Guadalupe, California. The 15-foot-tall plaster sphinx is one of 21 that lined the path featured in the three-hour film, directed by Cecil B. DeMille.

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  13. Archaeologists digging in California desert for 'ancient' sphinxes used in Cecile B. DeMille's 'The Ten Commandments'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Cleveland.com

    In this 1923 file photo provided by the Guadalupe Dunes Center, whip-wielding overseers drive Hebrew slaves - or hundreds of costumed actors and extras in these roles - before a 10-story wood-and-plaster Egyptian city set, constructed for production of Cecil B. DeMille's "The Ten Commandments," near the town of Guadalupe on the wind-swept Central Coast of California. Archaeologists, film buffs and historians are trying to save what remains of the giant Egyptian city set, complete with statues of Pharaoh and an Avenue of Sphinxes, which was demolished and hastily buried in the wind-swept dunes after shooting was over.

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  14. Archeologists Dig Up Sphinxes From DeMille's 'The Ten...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with local, national and world news around the clock, [] 1923: A scene from silent version of the epic film 'The Ten Commandments', also directed by Cecil B DeMille. The Egyptian Pharaoh is surrounded by his guards as he prepares to lead his army forth.

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  15. 'Ten Commandments' sphinx found after 91 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | JAM! Showbiz

    Archaeologists have rediscovered a 15-foot-tall, 91-year-old giant sphinx used as a prop in "The Ten Commandments" hidden in the sand dunes of Guadalupe, Calif., Live Science reports. The plaster sphinx was one of 21 featured prominently in Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 epic.

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  16. Archaeologists dig for 'The Ten Commandments' buried sphinxes in the California sand ...Read the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Archaeologists working in the sand dunes along the Central California coast are digging up ancient sphinxes - but these are made of plaster. The giant imitations of an ancient Egyptian scene were constructed more than 90 years ago for the silent black-and-white classic movie "The Ten Commandments."

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  17. Archaeological Dig Is Scouring Sand Dunes for Sphinxes - but Not in EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | TheBlaze.com

    Archaeologists working in these sand dunes are digging up ancient sphinxes - but not the ones you're probably most familiar with. Giant imitations of an ancient Egyptian scene were constructed more than 90 years ago along the Central California coast for the silent black-and-white classic movie "The Ten Commandments."

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  18. 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | USA Today

    Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1wc4zXo Whip-wielding overseers drive Hebrew slaves - or hundreds of costumed actors and extras in these roles - before a 10-story wood-and-plaster Egyptian city set, constructed for production of Cecil B. DeMille's "The Ten Commandments," near the town of Guadalupe on the wind-swept Central Coast of California in 1923. 1. Archaeologists Make Giant Find Under California Dunes : Scientists parted the sands in California to excavate one of the last remnants of old-time Hollywood: a giant plaster sphinx from the set of Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments.

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  19. 'Ten Commandments' Sphinx Unearthed After 91 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Archaeologists have rediscovered a 15-foot-tall, 91-year-old giant sphinx used as a prop in "The Ten Commandments" hidden in the sand dunes of Guadalupe, Calif., Live Science reports. The plaster sphinx was one of 21 featured prominently in Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 epic.

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  20. Sphinx from the classic film The Ten Commandments is unearthed and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Daily Mail

    ... as it passes just 87,000 miles from the red planet on Sunday Colossal sphinx from the classic 1923 film The Ten Commandments is unearthed in California and being restored to its former splendor The monumental plaster sphinx from the 1923 movie The ...

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