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Statuette of a Sphinx from a Barque Standard

Statuette of a Sphinx from a Barque Standard

The sphinx god Tutu stood on the bows of the sacred boats that carried statues of the pharaoh and the gods. The power of the sphinx, represented by the head of the king and the body of a lion, is further emphas... More

Sealing with stamp seal impression: confronted sphinxes

Sealing with stamp seal impression: confronted sphinxes

Anatolia, probably from Acemhöyük Middle Bronze Age–Old Assyrian Trading Colony

Limestone grave relief with two sphinxes, Cyprus

Limestone grave relief with two sphinxes, Cyprus

The relief comes from the top of a funerary stele, on which the seated sphinxes acted as guardians watching over the tomb. Cypro-Classical

Footed Bowl
Candelabra Grotesque with a Large Vase Flanked by Sphinxes

Candelabra Grotesque with a Large Vase Flanked by Sphinxes

Two thirds of a candelabra grotesque, copied after a print published by Cornelis Bos around 1540. The design is characterized by a large vase on a pedestal forming the base of the candelabra. The vase is flanke... More

Plate 6: Vase or Ewer with a Frieze Containing Naked Figures, Supported Below by Two Female Sphinxes, from Antique Vases (Vasa a Polydoro Caravagino)

Plate 6: Vase or Ewer with a Frieze Containing Naked Figures, Supporte...

These vases are reverse copies of Alberti's series of 1582. Aegidius Sadeler II (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1568–1629 Prague)

Three sphinxes climbing a vine, from 'Ornaments or Grotesques' (Ornamenti o Grottesche)

Three sphinxes climbing a vine, from 'Ornaments or Grotesques' (Orname...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Pair of sphinxes

Pair of sphinxes

Bristol (British)

Djîzeh (Nécropole de Memphis) - sphinx et pyramides / Félix Teynard.

Djîzeh (Nécropole de Memphis) - sphinx et pyramides / Félix Teynard.

The Great Sphinx and the Pyramid of Chephren at Jīzah, Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Teynard. Paris : Goupil et Cie,... More

Séboûah - vue générale du temple / FT [monogram] Félix Teynard.

Séboûah - vue générale du temple / FT [monogram] Félix Teynard.

General view of temple showing colossuses and sphinx in the foreground and pylons in the background at Es-Sebua, Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'ar... More

Séboûah - temple - colosse et sphinx de la partie gauche de l'avenue / FT [monogram] Félix Teynard phot.

Séboûah - temple - colosse et sphinx de la partie gauche de l'avenue /...

General view of colossus and sphinx on the left side of the avenue approaching the temple at Es-Sebua, Egypt.

Karnak (Thèbes) - sphinx a tête humaine et a tête de bélier, en Y / Félix Teynard.

Karnak (Thèbes) - sphinx a tête humaine et a tête de bélier, en Y / Fé...

Sphinxes with a human head and a ram's head at "point Y" (see map, pl. 42 bis). Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Teynard. Pari... More

Wady Saboua

Wady Saboua

Two statues and three sphinxes in the desert near the Sabou River. Title from item. No. 1801. On verso: Colossi & Sphinxs.

[View in Tropical Department; View of Egyptian Sphinxes]

[View in Tropical Department; View of Egyptian Sphinxes]

Attributed to Philip Henry Delamotte (British, 1821–1889)

[View of Sphinxes Among Foliage; View of Tropical Foliage; Egyptian Court from North-east Gallery; Colossal Egyptian Figures]

[View of Sphinxes Among Foliage; View of Tropical Foliage; Egyptian Co...

Attributed to Philip Henry Delamotte (British, 1821–1889)

Cairo. Pyramids and Sphynx

Cairo. Pyramids and Sphynx

In album: Jerusalem, Alexandria, Cairo, Rome, no. 161.

Cairo. The Sphynx

Cairo. The Sphynx

In album: Jerusalem, Alexandria, Cairo, Rome, no. 158.

[Three women and a man in western attire, seated on camels, several local men stand before the camels holding the reins, a pyramid and the sphinx in background]

[Three women and a man in western attire, seated on camels, several lo...

Title devised by library staff. on verso mount: ?Democh family of D.C. or ?Francis G. Childs family of D.C.

Colossi and Sphynx at Wady Saboua, Nubia / Frith 1857.

Colossi and Sphynx at Wady Saboua, Nubia / Frith 1857.

View of the remains of two colossuses and sphinx that may have stood at the head of a walkway. Signed, dated, and numbered on glass plate. Published in: Upper Egypt and Ethiopia / Francis Frith. London : Willia... More

[The Sphinx] / Bonfils.

[The Sphinx] / Bonfils.

Title devised by Library staff. No. 119.

Le Sphynx et les pyramides de Cheffren et Mycérinus / Bonfils.

Le Sphynx et les pyramides de Cheffren et Mycérinus / Bonfils.

Men and camels atop the paw of the Sphinx, two pyramids in background. Title from item. No. 1439.

The sphynx at the War Office

The sphynx at the War Office

Soldier and civilian looking at sphynx with face of Ulysses S. Grant with cigar in mouth, with the soldier saying, "That's a grand thing" and the civilian saying, "Yes, rathering imposing; but what does it mean... More

Pyramides de Chéops et de Cheffren, le sphynx, et la temple de Cheffren / Bonfils.

Pyramides de Chéops et de Cheffren, le sphynx, et la temple de Cheffre...

Pyramids of Cheops and Cheffreu, the Sphinx and the temples of Cheffreu. Title from item. No. 105.

The professor and the Sphynx

The professor and the Sphynx

No publication information. Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

The political sphynx i.e. sphinx

The political sphynx i.e. sphinx

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

The Sphinx, Egypt

The Sphinx, Egypt

Title from caption card and item. Caption on mount: "The head of the Sphinx would fill a large school room." LOT subdivision subject: Egypt. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress).

A century of charades by William M. Bellamy

A century of charades by William M. Bellamy

A sphinx is flanked by two owls. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Arbuckle Bros. Coffee Company

Arbuckle Bros. Coffee Company

Persistent URL: digital.lib.muohio.edu/u?/tradecards,3764 ( http://digital.lib.muohio.edu/u?/tradecards,3764 ) .. Subject (TGM): Coffee industry; Maps; Camels; Palms; Dates; Obelisks; Sphinxes; Hippopotamuses;

Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Milmore's sphinx

Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Milmore's sphinx

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). On statue: Jacob Bigelow statuit et dedicavit. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 011954. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

A century of charades by William M. Bellamy

A century of charades by William M. Bellamy

A sphinx is flanked by two owls. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Kairo, Temple du Sphinx view, photochrome print postcard.

Kairo, Temple du Sphinx view, photochrome print postcard.

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "Egypt. Cairo. The Sphinx Temple and the Grand Pyramid." Print no. "2144. P.Z." ... More