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EGYPTIAN ANTIQUES ANTIQUITIES Sphinx of Amenhotep III Sculpture 1390–1352 BC

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Seller: ancient-egypt (199) 100%, Location: Luxor, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 163107157933 ANCIENT EGYPT EGYPTIAN ANTIQUE SPHINX OF AMENHOTEP III SCULPTURE STATUE 1390–1352 BC Because of Their Strength and Ferocity, Their Imposing Manes and Awesome Roar, Lions Were Associated with Kingship Since Prehistoric Times; as Divine Guardians Against Evil They Also Symbolized in Cosmic Myths That Place on the Horizon Where the Sun Is Reborn Every Morning. the Sphinx, a Lion with a Human Head, Is a Complex Image in Which the Royal Aspect of the Lion Is Reinforced by the Recognizable Face of a Ruling King Without Losing Its Associations with the Rising Sun and Divine Guardianship. in This Sphinx with the Face of One of the Greatest Kings of Egypt, AMENHOTEP III , the Body of the Crouching Lion and the Human Face Are Simplified but Essentially Naturalistic.the Sculptor Has Convincingly Joined the Different Parts by Covering the Head and Shoulders with a Stylized Lion’s Mane and the Striped Nemes Headdress with the Awe-Inspiring Fire-Spitting Cobra (Its Head Now Missing) on the Front. the Actual Headdress Would Have Been Made of Starched Linen.the Smooth Surfaces of This Extremely Hard Type of Stone Contrast with the Detailed Patterns of the Headdress, Royal Beard, and Stylized Lion’s Mane.Notice How the Sculptor Took Advantage of the Dark Curving Vein in the Stone to Suggest the Volumes of the Lion’s Body.- Height: 5.51 Inch / 14 cm- Bottom Measurements: 5.90 x 2.16 Inch / 15 x 5.5 cm- Weight: 1100 gm Provenance:(Object Is Accompanied with an Scanned Copy of Certificate of Ownership)The New Certificate Of Ownership Which Contain All the Object Information And Previous Owner Information And Your Name As A New Owner Of The Object Will Be Sent to Your Email After 1 weekI Herewith Declare That the Object Was Purchased by Me in Egypt / Luxor City 1979 as a Part of Large Collection and Has Been in My Collection Since Then.I Warrant That the Object Is in the Same Condition as I Bought It from the Previous Owner and That There Is No Any Alterations of Any Kind(This Illustrated Certificate of Ownership Contain)Name & Hand-Signature of the Current OwnerPrevious & Current Owner Addresses / Contact InformationObject NameObject ConditionObject DimensionsObject Country / City of Origin Condition: Certified Pre-Owned (CPO), Provenance: Ownership History Available, Material: Stone, Object Type: Ancient Egyptian Historical Artifacts

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