Category:Great Sphynx - Louvre A23

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Great Sphinx of Tanis  wikidata:Q6028852 reasonator:Q6028852
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Great Sphinx of Tanis
Great Sphinx of Tanis
label QS:Lit,"Grande sfinge da Tanis"
label QS:Lja,"タニスの大スフィンクス"
label QS:Lfr,"Grand sphinx de Tanis"
label QS:Leu,"Taniseko Esfinge Handia"
label QS:Lnl,"Great Sphinx of Tanis"
label QS:Lca,"Gran Esfinx de Tanis"
label QS:Len-gb,"Great Sphinx of Tanis"
label QS:Len,"Great Sphinx of Tanis"
label QS:Lar,"تمثال أبو الهول الكبير في تانيس"
label QS:Les,"Gran Esfinge de Tanis"
Object type statue
object_type QS:P31,Q179700
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
date QS:P571,-2600-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Medium pink granite
Dimensions Height: 1.8 m (72 in); Width: 4.8 m (15.7 ft); Depth: 1.5 m (60.6 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,1.83U11573;P2049,4.80U11573;P5524,1.54U11573

Weight: 24 t (53,294.40 lb)
institution QS:P195,Q19675
Current location
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
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Object history Place of discovery: Tanis.
References Musée du Louvre, Atlas database: entry 2956
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Grande sfinge da Tanis (it); タニスの大スフィンクス (ja); Grand sphinx de Tanis (fr); Taniseko Esfinge Handia (eu); Great Sphinx of Tanis (nl); Gran Esfinx de Tanis (ca); Great Sphinx of Tanis (en); تمثال أبو الهول الكبير في تانيس (ar); Gran Esfinge de Tanis (es); Great Sphinx of Tanis (en-gb) escultura en forma d'esfinx egípcia tallada l'any 2600 ae (ca); sphynx égyptien conservé au Louvre (fr); granite sphinx in the collections of the Louvre (en-gb); تمثال منحوت من الجرانيت لأبو الهول (ar); granite sphinx in the collections of the Louvre (en); patông (ace) sphinx de Tanis, grand sphinx, sphinx, sphinx du Louvre, shpinx de Tanis, A 23, Louvre A23, sphinx d'Amenemhat II (fr)
Great Sphinx of Tanis 
granite sphinx in the collections of the Louvre
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Instance ofsphinx,
item of collection or exhibition,
archaeological artifact
DepictsHemaris fuciformis
Material used
Location Room 338, Sully Wing, Louvre Palace, 1st arrondissement of Paris, Paris Centre, Paris, Metropolis of Greater Paris, Île-de-France, Metropolitan France
  • Unknown
Inventory number
  • 154 ±1 cm
  • 183 ±1 cm
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