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Bronze statuette of a sphinx

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/8 x 3/4 x 3/8in. (3.5 x 1.9 x 1cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Gift of Christos G. Bastis, in honor of Philippe de Montebello, 1995
Accession Number:
1995.539.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
Bronze statue of a sphinx perched on an Ionic capital with head turned towards the right.
von Bothmer, Dietrich, Bernard V. Bothmer, Pat Getz-Preziosi, Diana Buitron-Oliver, and Andrew Oliver, Jr. 1987. Antiquities from the Collection of Christos G. Bastis, Emma Swan Hall, ed. no. 178, p. 300, Mainz on Rhine: Verlag Philipp von Zabern.

Picón, Carlos A. 1996. "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1995-1996." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 54(2): p. 11.

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