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Archeological Object

Sphinx


Sphinx

The classical position of the body of a lion with, the tail twisted around the right side and standing on a rectangular base, is an element that allow to recognize a sphinx, unfortunately headless and without the fron legs. The state of fragmentation does not allow to recognize the sovereign which must be dedicated.  

Further information
Object
  Definizione: statue
  Class and ware: Votive furnishings
  Title or subject:

Sphinx

Cronologia (Label is not translated)
  Period: Ptolemaic period
Dati_tecnici (Label is not translated)
  Material: granite
  Technique: In full relief
  Width: 19
  Length: 33
  Varie: Conservation status: headless and without the front legs
Bibliography
  Bibliography:

1979, bresciani E., "Un ushabti del generale Psametek-sa-Neith nel Museo "L. Pogliaghi" a varese" in "Egitto e Vicino Oriente II", Pisa, pp. 49-55