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AN EGYPTIAN GREY MARBLE SPHINX
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN 
AN EGYPTIAN GREY MARBLE SPHINX

PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 332-30 B.C.

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AN EGYPTIAN GREY MARBLE SPHINX
PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 332-30 B.C.
Recumbent, with forepaws outstretched, tail curled up and over the right haunch, wearing nemes headdress, with chubby face and round lidded eyes, on integral base
13 ½ in. (34.3 cm.) long
Provenance
Private collection, UK, acquired 19th Century; and thence by descent to the present owner.

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