1. Fear of some threat, but an unknown one. 2. Intrigued with a foreign culture. Related DreamsSphinx To see a sphinx in your dream symbolizes fear of the unknown.Also see “Egypt”.Sphinx Spiritually the sphinx stands for vigilance, power and wisdom as well as dignity.Sphinx Psychologically, and because even today little is known about it, the sphinx in dreams represents our enigmatic side.It will highlight the mysterious power that becomes available to us, particularly in times of trouble.Sphinx The sphinx, for most people in dreams, will represent egypt and all the mystery it contains.It may also represent a hardened attitude.