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 Number:M10529 - 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, Jennifer H., and Wegner, Josef W.. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. pg. 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.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 56. no. 2. pg. 1-56 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 35View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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