SPHINX - Greek

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Product Number:51683

Size:

3 1/2" x 2 1/2"

Date:

400 BC
Hollow bronze reclining sphinx with an elaborate braided coiffure, a braided necklace drapes across her naked breasts, a small rectangular platform rests on her back. Finely detailed with a serene face. Traces of green and earthen patina. According to Greek mythology, the Sphinx lived on a high rock outside the city of Thebes, she leaped to her death when she asked Oedipus a riddle and was given the correct answer.

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