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Winged sphinx

Winged Sphinx. Facing right.

Provenance

Said to be from Ziwiyeh. By 1966: with Nasli Heeramaneck, New York; 1966, purchased by the MFA from Heeramanek. (Accession date: June 1, 1966.) (Accession date: June 1, 1966)

Credit Line

Gift of Nasli Heeramaneck

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Achaemenid, 550–331 B.C.

Accession Number

66.391

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment