Sphynx of Pharaoh Amasis II

Sfinge del faraone Amasis II
Type: 
Sculpture
Year: 
6th century BC
Material and technique: 
Touchstone
Size: 
cm 90
Origin: 
From Rome, Campus Martius - Via del Beato Angelico (1883)
Inventory: 
inv. MC0035

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Palazzo Nuovo - Sala Egizia

Most of the works on display come from the “Iseo del Campo Marzio”, the most important sanctuary in Rome dedicated to the Egyptian gods.

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