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Author Wegner, Josef W. (Josef William), author.

Title The Sphinx That Traveled to Philadelphia The Story of the Colossal Sphinx in the Penn Museum / Josef Wegner and Jennifer Houser Wegner
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2015
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (252 p.)
Contents Prelude to the sphinx -- The discovery of the sphinx -- The sphinx's journey to America -- The sphinx in Philadelphia -- After the sphinx -- Ancient Memphis: the city of the sphinx -- The world of Egyptian sphinxes -- Getting to know the sphinx
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
Description based on print version record
Subject University of Pennsylvania. University Museum -- History
University of Pennsylvania. University Museum
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Egypt -- Memphis (Extinct city)
Museums -- Acquisitions -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Sphinxes (Mythology)
Excavations (Archaeology)
Museums -- Acquisitions
Sphinxes (Mythology)
Memphis (Extinct city) -- Antiquities
Memphis (Extinct city) -- Civilization
Egypt -- Memphis (Extinct city)
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Wegner, Jennifer Houser, author.
LC no. 2015012597
ISBN 1934536776