Stone Sphinx by Unknown Artist

Sphinx of the twelfth dynasty inscribed for King Amenemhat IV.

Details

Medium:
Stone (augite-diorite)
Dimensions:
38 x 59 cm
Acquired in:
1927

The facial features of the sphinx are believed portray those of Amenemhat IV. The round hole is for a flag or for libations.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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