Tile with Winged Crowned Female Sphinx
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3rd century B.C.E.
2 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 5/8 in. (6.1 x 6.1 x 1.6 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Tile with Winged Crowned Female Sphinx, 3rd century B.C.E. Faience, glazed, 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 5/8 in. (6.1 x 6.1 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 68.19. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.19_PS1.jpg)
overall, 68.19_PS1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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Blue and creamy white faience tile; originally square. On the obverse the representation of a striding female sphinx with wings wearing a crenelated crown; far foreleg and near hind leg advanced; short bob hairdo. Edges are beveled.
Condition: Much chipped and discolored; lower left corner with foot of far leg and upper left corner lost; sides and back now dark brown to black.
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