The headless sphinx

H33, 35 x 25cm
Stoneware, turquoise glaze

Mythical creature with a human head and the body of a lion, this headless sphinx is sculpted in ceramic and coated with turquoise glaze, reminiscent of the so-called 'Egyptian Faience,' a vitreous glaze used to coated statuettes, amulets, and ushabti with a production period ranging from the protodynastic era to the 14th century AD.

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