University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E11056
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Nubia
Aniba
Locus: An36
Period: New Kingdom
Nineteenth Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: 1292 - 1190 BC
Early Date: -1293
Late Date: -1189
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Steatite
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Aniba; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1911

Description

Glazed steatite depicting couchant sphinx. Inscribed: Good god, lord of the two lands. Mentuhotep II (?) of the XI Dynasty (?)


Bibliography:

[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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