Sphinx

Egyptian
Late Period–Hellenistic Period, Dynasty 25–Ptole
760–30 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 7540; Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 6.5 x 2.5 x 9.2 cm (2 9/16 x 1 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.785

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Base inscribed. Right side of base damaged, but figure perfect though incrusted.

Provenance

From Giza: Pit G 7540 W. 1929: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1931: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition