Graeco-Egyptian. <em>Reclining Sphinx</em>, 332-ca. 31 B.C.E. Bronze, 4 1/2 x 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (11.5 x 1.9 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.51. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.08.480.51_NegA_print_bw.jpg)

Reclining Sphinx


Medium: Bronze

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:332-ca. 31 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 4 1/2 x 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (11.5 x 1.9 x 7 cm)


Accession Number: 08.480.51

Image: CUR.08.480.51_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small bronze sphinx reclining on oblong base. From the back of sphinx springs large bronze branch. Probably a foot from a small shrine or chest. Condition: Intact. Surface in good condition. Will be improved by cleaning. An unusual type. So far no parallel has been located.

Brooklyn Museum