Stone Sphinx by Unknown Artist

Sphinx of the twelfth dynasty inscribed for King Amenemhat IV.


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

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

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