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Category:Great Sphynx - Louvre A23

(unknown): Great Sphinx of Tanis wikidata:Q6028852
Title Great Sphinx of Tanis (unknown): Great Sphinx of Tanis
Object type Statue
Description
English: Great sphinx bearing the names of Amenemhat II (12th Dynasty), Merneptah (19th Dynasty) and Shoshenq I (22nd Dynasty).
Español: Gran esfinge con los nombres grabados de Amenemhat II (Dinastía 12), Merenptah (Dinastía 19) y Sheshonq I (Dinastía 22).
Français : Grand sphinx, portant les noms d'Aménémès II (XIIe Dynastie), Mérenptah (XIXe Dynastie) et Sheshonq Ier (XXIIe Dynastie).
Date probably circa 2600 BC
Medium pink granite
Dimensions Height: 1.8 m (72 in); Width: 4.8 m (15.7 ft); Vertical depth: 1.5 m (60.6 in)
Weight: 24 t (53,294.40 lb)
Louvre Museum Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q19675  (Inventory)
Louvre Museum
Native name Musée du Louvre
Parent institution Établissement public du musée du Louvre
Location Paris
Coordinates 48° 51′ 37″ N, 2° 20′ 15″ E Link to OpenStreetMap Link to Google Maps
Established 1793
Web page www.louvre.fr
Authority control
Egypte pharaonique, room 1: Crypt of the Sphynx. Sully, Entresol.
This work is part of the collections of the Louvre (Department of Egyptian Antiquities).
Accession number A 23 Info non-talk.svg
Object history Place of discovery: Tanis.
References Musée du Louvre, Atlas database: entry 2956
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