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Fragments of female sphinx

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Female sphinx; upcurving wings, torso and upper part of front legs - decayed

Provenance

From W25, January, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition. Assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 90–10 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nubia (Sudan)

Object Place

Meroe, Beg., Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

3.75 x 3.7 cm (1 1/2 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-609

Medium or Technique

Steatite(?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture