Sphinx of Amasis

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 23 January 2016
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A basanite statue of a sphinx with the features of pharaoh Amasis. 26th Dynasty, 568-526 BCE. From the Temple of Isis in the Campus Martius, Rome. (Capitoline Museums, Rome)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2016, January 23). Sphinx of Amasis. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4485/sphinx-of-amasis/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Sphinx of Amasis." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 23, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4485/sphinx-of-amasis/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Sphinx of Amasis." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Jan 2016. Web. 05 Aug 2021.