Leg and paw fragment of sphinx

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep II
1427–1400 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Debris between 600-1000

Dimensions

Other: 24.5 x 11.8 x 14.5 cm (9 5/8 x 4 5/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-314

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Left front shoulder of sphinx statue. Joins fragment 19-12-13.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, debris between 600-1000. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition