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Block of limestone with Greek inscription [TRANSCRIPTION].

Details

  • ID
    GEM_14099
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Freestanding stelae and obelisks
  • Findspot
    Sphinx
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    32.0 x 17.0 cm
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_59458
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_8V/5699
  • Period
    Ptolemaic Period
  • Excavator
    Émile Baraize, French, 1874–1952
  • Notes
    From excavations of Emile Baraize.
  • Remarks
    ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_JE_59458

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Sphinx

    • Site Name Sphinx Complex

Full Bibliography

  • Hassan, Great Sphinx, 311

Photos 3

People 1

Modern People

  • Émile Baraize

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates French, 1874–1952
    • Remarks French engineer working for the Service des Antiquities who excavated around the Sphinx from 1926-1936.