Talk:River Sphinx

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Naming conventions

How to name this article is something that has bothered me for some time, and a major reason it was never created before. Our naming conventions are to include the name as close to in-world as possible, with parenthetical disambiguation when necessary. In this case, I believe the river is referred to in-world simply as "The Sphinx", similar to "The Crook" and "The Asp". In the latter two cases, linking to Crook and Asp are probably ok, since it is unlikely another article on the mundane snake and held item will ever occur, and if they should, disambiguation later would be possible. In this case, we already know that an article on the creature called a sphinx is likely and also that there are multiple sphinx ruins in the deserts of Osirion which may be unnamed but deserve a general article. Should we then preempt this confusion by moving this article to Sphinx (river) or is River Sphinx an actual in-world reference to it that we can refer back to? -- yoda8myhead 20:00, 22 August 2009 (UTC)

Looking through Osirion, Land of Pharaohs, it seems to be consistently referred to as the "River Sphinx", whereas the Crook, the Asp, and the Junila are referred to as "the Junila" or "the Junila River". --Goblin Witchlord 20:05, 22 August 2009 (UTC)
I just glanced at the Campaign Setting as well, and it refers to it as the River Sphinx, both on the map and in the text, so I will make "Sphinx (river)" into a redirect here. -- yoda8myhead 20:36, 22 August 2009 (UTC)
Made Crook a disambiguation page due to the namesake tool/weapon (also of Osirian significance; cf. Crook and flail, File:Hakotep I.jpg). Rewriting links to Crook to specify the river. -Oznogon (talk) 23:56, 21 November 2020 (UTC)