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Roman bronze seated Theban sphinx ROMAN BRONZE SEATED SPHINX

The leonine, human-headed, full-breasted, sickle-winged creature seated upon her haunches, her forelegs extended; on integral base. Superb style!

2nd-3rd Century AD

H. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.)

Ex J.M.E. collection, New York, acquired at Christie’s, New York, December 2000.

Exhibited: Sphinx: The Guardians of Egypt, Brussels, Oct. 19, 2006-Feb. 25, 2007.

CNF79JE
$15,000


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