<em>Figure of a Seated Sphinx</em>, 332–31 B.C.E. Faience, 1 3/16 x 5/16 x 15/16 in. (3 x 0.8 x 2.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.97. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.08.480.97_view4.jpg)

Figure of a Seated Sphinx

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:332–31 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 3/16 x 5/16 x 15/16 in. (3 x 0.8 x 2.4 cm)


Accession Number: 08.480.97

Image: CUR.08.480.97_view4.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small brown, originally green, faience figure of a seated sphinx with cat (?) body and human head, used as amulet. Three side-locks on head. Oblong base. Area between front legs and paws cut out. Condition: Glaze badly worn. Some traces of original green glaze. Entire surface very dirty.

Brooklyn Museum