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Bronze statuette of a sphinx

Period:
Late Hellenistic or Imperial
Date:
ca. 1st century B.C.–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Greek or Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 1 5/8 in (4.1 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1900
Accession Number:
00.13.17
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Lying down, with head erect and paws extended, wings spread.
Said to be from Tyre

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 402, p. 162, New York: Gilliss Press.

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