University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E13812
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Steatite
Bronze
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1919
Other NumberM10529 - Field No SF

Description

Glazed statite scarab. The base is decorated with a recumbent sphinx facing right. Below the sphinx are the "Two Lands" hieroglyphs. At the very bottom is the sign for "protection" (Gardiner signlist V16). Note bronze in hole.


Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 228/8.63View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Wegner, Jennifer H. 2014. Sphinx Celebrating a Centennial in Phildelphia. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 56 (2): 1-56. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 35View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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