University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Archives Photo of the Week: Sphinx


By: Eric Schnittke

You may have to squint, but this week’s archives photo of the week is still important. This image is the only known photograph of the Penn Museum’s Sphinx en route to Cairo for shipping to Philadelphia. The photo was sent by Flinders Petrie┬áto then museum director George Byron Gordon. The 15-ton statue of Ramesses II […]

© Penn Museum 2015 Sitemap / Contact / Copyright / Disclaimer / Privacy /