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Head of a sphinx

Head of a sphinx
© BA Antiquities Museum/M. Aly

Registration Number(s)
BAAM Serial Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Number 0825

Inv.Inventory
 (Al-Asasif-Storeroom 33) 585

Head of a sphinx

Category:
Sculpture in the round, statues, human / gods and goddesses statues, fragments of statues, head
Date:
Ancient Egyptian period, New Kingdom (1550-1069 BCE)
Provenance:
Upper Egypt, Luxor (Thebes), West Bank, Ramesseum
Material(s):
Rock, granite, black granite
Height:
40 cm;
Width:
40 cm
Museum storeroom



The information given here is subject to modification/update as a result of ongoing research.

References
  • Mona Serry, ed., Bibliotheca Alexandrina: Antiquities Museum, introduction by Ismail Serageldin (Alexandria: Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Antiquities Museum, 2015): 24-25, 314, 358.
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