University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:48-10-13
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Period: New Kingdom
Date Made: 1539 - 1075 BC
Early Date: -1540
Late Date: -1074
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Steatite
Credit Line:Gift of James S. Collins, 1948

Description

Chipped. Inscribed with Maat, goddess of truth and couchant royal sphinx, behind which is the usual title: "Good god (lord) of the two lands." Enclosed in the demi-cartouche below is the title: "May Horus live eternally".


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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