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Animal, Mythological, Sphinx

Works of Art (22)

Bark Sphinx (Sib), Dynasty 26, ca. 664–525 B.C., Egyptian, Leaded bronze (2011.96)
Bowl, ca. 725–675 B.C.; Archaic, Cypriot; Said to be from Kourion, Gilt silver (74.51.4554)
Chair panel of Thutmose IV, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose IV, ca. 1400–1390 B.C., Egyptian, Cedar (30.8.45)
Cylinder seal and modern impression: worshipper approaching bearded god, 1820–1730 B.C.; Classic Syrian I style, Syria, Hematite (1991.368.5)
Dinos (mixing bowl), ca. 630–615 B.C., Attributed to the Polyteleia Painter, Greek, Corinthian (Transitional Period), Terracotta (1997.36)
Funerary stele (shaft) surmounted by two sphinxes, last quarter of 5th century B.C.; Classical, Cypriot; Said to be from the necropolis at Golgoi, Limestone (74.51.2499)
Furniture support: female sphinx with Hathor-style curls, 1820–1740 B.C.; Old Assyrian Trading Colony period, Probably Acemhöyük, Central Anatolia, Ivory (Hippopotamus), gold foil (32.161.46)
Grave stele of a youth and a little girl, ca. 530 B.C.; Archaic, Greek, Attic, Parian marble (11.185a-c,f,g)
Handle of a hydria, early 6th century B.C., Greek, Bronze (06.1093)
Head of a Woman, Probably a Sphinx, 1st quarter of the 5th century B.C., Greek, Terracotta (47.100.3)
Horse blinker with sphinx, 8th–7th century B.C.; Neo-Assyrian, Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Ivory (54.117.1)
Incense Burner, ca. 1530–40, Northern Italian (probably Padua), Bronze with dark brown lacquer patina (1982.60.108)
Oedipus and the Sphinx, 1864, Gustave Moreau (French), Oil on canvas (21.134.1)
Ornamental Panel, 1521, Agostino Veneziano (Agostino dei Musi) (Italian), Engraving; sheet, trimmed within platemark (49.95.41)
Plaque with sphinxes, 9th–8th century B.C.; Neo-Assyrian period; Syrian style, Arslan Tash(?), Syria, Ivory with traces of gold foil (57.80.4a,b)
The River Nile, ca. 1785–95, Giovanni Volpato (Italian), Hard-paste biscuit porcelain (2001.456)
Sarcophagus, second quarter of 5th century B.C.; Archaic, Cypriot, Limestone (74.51.2453)
Set of jewelry, early 5th century B.C.; late Archaic, Etruscan, Gold, glass, rock crystal, agate, carnelian (40.11.7-.18)
Sphinx of Hatshepsut, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, ca. 1473–1458 B.C., Egyptian, Red granite with traces of blue and yellow paint (31.3.166)
Sphinx of Senwosret III, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret III, ca. 1878–1840 B.C., From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Karnak probably, Gneiss (17.9.2)

Tile panel with sphinx, Seljuqs of Rum period (1081–1307), late 12th–early 13th century, Turkey, probably Konya, Stonepaste, overglaze-painted and gilded (1976.245)
Tray made for the Rasulid sultan al-Mu'ayyad Dawud ibn Yusuf, Rasulid period, early 14th century, Egypt, Cairo, Brass; engraved and inlaid with silver and black compound (91.1.605)