Sphinx facing front seated on capital. Rusty traces remain of iron pin in the base. Three bronze links of chain attached to left foreleg.
By date unknown: according to the entry in Sculpture in Stone and Bronze: possibly found on the road from Boiotia to Delphi with 1975.364, 1975.811 and 1975.812; by October 1974: in the trade according to Peter Sharrer; purchased by Peter Sharrer, Ancient Art, Inc., 72 Fairmount Road, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450, October 1974; purchased by MFA from Peter Sharrer, September 10, 1975
Frank B. Bemis Fund