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Cosmetic tray with Sphinx from Egypt or Iran, Iron Age

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Cosmetic tray with sphinx from Egypt or Iran. OASC The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Period:
Iron Age
Date:
ca. 6th–5th century B.C.
Geography:
Egypt or Iran
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H. 4.5 in. (11.43 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Vessels
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund and Mrs. Vladimir S. Littauer Gift, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.353

Provenance: By 1980-until 1999, collection of Sumi and Jay Gluck, Japan; acquired by the Museum in 1999, purchased from Robert Haber, New York.

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1000 BCE - 1 CE · Egypt · Sculpture · Tool / Weapon · Western Asia

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