Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Hera
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 353.1.
Legacy dimension: .048 .027
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Head and wings of a sphinx, profile to left; face white, hair and part of the wing red.
From Naukratis, Temple of Hera. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription