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Small limestone stela with rounded top. Image of sphinx standing on a pedestal [ILLUSTRATION]. To the right, above the sphinx, a falcon standing, wearing the Double Crown, with inscription [GLYPHS]. At the bottom of the stela, a horizontal line of inscription, with name of Teku [GLYPHS].


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Freestanding stelae and obelisks
  • Findspot
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    36 x 31 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Period
    New Kingdom
  • Excavator
    Émile Baraize, French, 1874–1952
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Attested
    Teku (near Sphinx)
  • Notes
    Found by Baraize while excavating the sphinx, 1925-1926.
  • Remarks
    RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_X_Sp294LR; RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Emile Baraize; Teku (near Sphinx); RELATED SITE(S): Sphinx

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Sphinx

    • Site Name Sphinx Complex

Full Bibliography

  • Hassan, Great Sphinx 22, 308 pl. ix.

People 2

Ancient People

  • Teku (near Sphinx)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_X_Sp294LR; RELATED SITE(S): Sphinx

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.

Institutions 1