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Amathus Sarcophagus Sphinxes - New York City, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 40° 46.720 W 073° 57.767
18T E 587523 N 4514704
Quick Description: These sphinxes are located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 11/23/2014 6:49:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMMYEJ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
These sphinxes are set atop a limestone sarcophagus in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The sign accompanying the sarcophagus explains that it is Cypriot from the 2nd quarter of the 5th century B.C. and probably belnged to one of the Kings of Amathus.
Statue Name: Amathus Sarcophagus

Style: Greek

Medium: limestone

Head Type: Man

Street Address:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, NY United States

Specify Other Head: Not listed

Head Namesake: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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Metro2 visited Amathus Sarcophagus Sphinxes  -  New York City, NY 7/24/2013 Metro2 visited it