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Seller: luxor.stone (90) 100%, Location: Luxor, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 323303388697 RERE ANCIENT EGYPTIAN SPHINX PHARAOHS ANTIQUITIES EGYPT ROYAL STATUE BASALT STONE 2500 BCEInformation About This Item:Egyptian Sphinx StatueA Sphinx Is a Mythical Creature with the Body of a Lion, Most Often with a Human Head and Sometimes with Wings. the Creature Was an Egyptian Invention and Had a Male Head - Human or Animal However, in Ancient Greek Culture the Creature Had the Head of a Woman. the Sphinx Is Also Present in the Art and Sculpture of the Mycenaean, Assyrian, Persian and Phoenician Civilizations.Sphinxes Were First Created by the Egyptians and Usually Wore a Nemes (Head-Dress) as Worn by Pharaohs. Examples Exist of Sphinxes with Human Faces but Surrounded by a Lion’s Mane, Particularly from Nubia, and in the New Kingdom the Head Was Sometimes That of a Ram and Representative of Amun. the Exact Date When the First Sphinx Appeared Is Not Known and the Most Famous Sphinx of All, the Great Sphinx of Giza, Has Not Been Precisely Dated; Some Scholars Date It as Far Back as the Reign of Cheops, Ca 2500 Bce. There Is a Story That in the Eighteenth Dynasty, Tuthmosis Iv, When He Was a Mere Prince, Went on a Hunting Expedition and Fell Asleep in the Shadow of the Sphinx. Whilst Asleep He Dreamt That the Sphinx Spoke to Him and Promised That He Would Become King If He Cleared the Sands That Had Accumulated Around the Feet of the Statue. in the Reign of Chephren, Sphinxes Became More Widespread and They Were Usually Placed as Guards Outside Temples, Tombs and Funerary Monuments.Note: Dear Buyer / This Statue Is Very Distinctive a Piece of Pharaonic Carved Stone in the Desert of the Egyptian City of Luxor Since 1970 Is a Very Unique Pieces, as I Collect the Old Pieces Very Distinctive I Deal Honestly with All My Customers Are Not Like Others I Hope You Understand It Well Before Buying and Welcome Any Questions About This Item at Any Time I Wish Good Luck to AllI Guarantee That the Item Will Be Shipped in a Legal Manner According to Your Country's Rules and Policies and That I Will Take Care That Any Necessary Permits Will Be ArrangedWE ONLY DEPEND ON THE EXPRESS SHIPPINGHeight: / 5.11.inchBottom Diameter: / 6.29x2.36.inchWeight: 1050. gram / 37.ozColor: As You Can See in Picture - BlackCondition: Perfect Condition Made of Pharaonic Stone in Luxor Egypt Shipping: DHL Fast Shipping 4-12 DAYS with Tracking Number Ready to Ship Your Orders Within 1-2 Business Days After the PaymentItems in Original Condition100% Handmade Stone IF YOU ARE A HOBBYIST WHO HAS ACQUIRED EVERYTHING THAT IS RARE AND OLD AND VERY VALUABLE, YOU CAN FOLLOW UP ON MY POSSESSIONS Thank You for Looking and the Best of Luck Condition: 100% Stone in Luxor Egypt, Perfect Condition, Provenance: Luxor Egypt, Material: Stone

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