Figure of a Seated Sphinx
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Ptolemaic Period to Roman Period
1 3/16 x 5/16 x 15/16 in. (3 x 0.8 x 2.4 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Figure of a Seated Sphinx, 332-31 B.C.E. Faience, 1 3/16 x 5/16 x 15/16 in. (3 x 0.8 x 2.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.97. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.08.480.97_View4.jpg)
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Small brown, originally green, faience figure of a seated sphinx with cat (?) body and human head, used as amulet. Three side-locks on head. Oblong base. Area between front legs and paws cut out.
Condition: Glaze badly worn. Some traces of original green glaze. Entire surface very dirty.
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