Fossil Ivory Sphinx Statue, Our Fantastic Fossil Ivory Sphinx is Carved from Ancient Walrus Tusk Tip. The Ivory was found in Alaska and is Thousands of years old. Beautiful Cream Color texture. Carved on All Sides. Measuring 1-3/4" Tall. X 3/4" Wide X 1� Thick. Incredible Detailed, Makes a great gift or home shrine statue. A Wonderful small Master Carved Fossil Ivory Sphinx. ~~ VIEW OUR COLLECTION Of FANTASTIC RARE FOSSIL IVORY BEADS ~ ~~~ ACCEPTED PAYMENTS: CASH, CHECK, POSTAL MONEY ORDER, Visa, Master Card, Paypal , I will email you with payment address to send checks or Money Orders, Cash. Free Shipping in U.S. Only ~ USPS first class. Questions ~ Please Email Eric at Eric@Agestribalarts.com or Call 330- 434 -1010 Agestribalarts Gallery 194 Myrtle Place Akron Ohio, 44303 USA ~~~~~ Sphinx The sphinx, in Greek tradition, has the haunches of a lion, the wings of a great bird, and the face and breast of a woman. She is treacherous and merciless: those who cannot answer her riddle suffer a fate typical in such mythological stories: they are gobbled up whole and raw, eaten by this ravenous monster. Unlike the Greek sphinx which was a woman, the Egyptian sphinx is typically shown as a man (an androsphinx). In addition, the Egyptian sphinx was viewed as benevolent in contrast to the malevolent Greek version and was thought of as a guardian often flanking the entrances to temples. In European decorative art, the sphinx enjoyed a major revival during the Renaissance. Later, the sphinx image, something very similar to the original Ancient Egyptian concept, was exported into many other cultures, albeit often interpreted quite differently due to translations of descriptions of the originals and the evolution of the concept in relation to other cultural traditions. Generally the role of sphinxes is associated with architectural structures such as royal tombs or religious temples. The oldest known sphinx was found in Turkey and was dated to 9,500 BC.
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  • Item #: FI~Sphinx Statue
Price $148.00
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