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Steatite of faience. No glaze. Sphinx wearing double crown. In front, hes, over back, two uncertain signs. Poor work.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John F. Tarbell

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25 (?), 760–660 B.C.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Steatite or faience


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids