Egyptian Sphinx from Hadrian's Villa

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 02 January 2015

This basalt Egyptian-style sphinx was found at Hadrian's villa (Tivoli), Italy. Roman period, 1st century CE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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