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Recumbent Sphinx
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Recumbent Sphinx


Description Provenance Credit
Description The Great Sphinx at Giza became a popular subject when Egyptomania swept Europe in the decades following Napoleon's military expedition to Egypt (1798-99).
Provenance Dr. Eleanor P. Spencer, Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1970, by gift.
Credit Gift of Dr. Eleanor P. Spencer, 1970

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Period
ca. 1830
Medium
bronze, marble
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.2482
Measurements
4 1/2 x 8 9/16 in. (11.4 x 21.8 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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