The Sphinx is a ancient creature who appears in the Sofia the First episode "The Lost Pyramid" as the main antagonist.
Role in the Series
When the evil wizard Hizzan hid the Oasis Stone in the fifth pyramid, he created the sphinx to guard and trap anyone who tried to reclaim it.
When Sofia and her friends found the pyramid, they went inside and managed to get past the booby traps. Princess Cassandra and Hildegard separated from the group to scout ahead. Hildegard found a switch with a jackal on it, when she pressed it, it opened a secret passageway which lead to the room where Oasis Stone is hidden. Eventually Sofia found the passageway and caught up with Hildegard. When Hildegard was just about to grab the Oasis Stone, the Sphinx awoke and stopped her.