Plaster Cast of Sphinx of the Pharaoh Thutmose


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Artifact Identification Plaster Cast of Sphinx of the Pharaoh Thutmose   (1948.01.0005)
Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : Religious Objects
Artist/Maker Lorado Taft
Geographic Location Africa, North, Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, Governorate of Luxor, Karnak, Temple of Amun
Period/Date New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, 1570 – 1293 BCE
Culture Egyptian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Depth) 60.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 34.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 22.4 cm
Weight 10,896 g
Measuring Remarks Measured while on display. weight in pounds = 24 lbs., converted to grams.
Materials Plaster
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information Dark Gray (N 2.75) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Baines & Málek. Atlas of Ancient Egypt. Oxford: Phaidon, 1980.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Lorado Taft Collection
Reproduction yes
Reproduction Information N/A

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