lunes, 11 de abril de 2016

A sphinx presenting an offering

A sphinx presenting an offering. The sphinx represents the king as Re-Harakhty, the sun on the eastern horizon. It has been dated to Tutankhamun's reign on stylistic grounds. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: New Kingdom, Late 18th Dynasty 1350 - 1336 BC. Place of Origin: Temple of Mut, Karnak. Material: Calcite H= 53cm. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Luxor Museum. Location: 46

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