Thursday, March 10, 2016

Sphinx of Pharaoh Amenahat IV at CMA

The Cleveland Museum of Art is presenting Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt bringing 3,000 years of ancient Egyptian history to life through some of the finest objects from the British Museum’s vast holdings and several of Cleveland’s own masterworks.

The exhibit includes more than 150 objects and this was a favorite.  It is a Sphinx of Pharaoh Amenahat IV who reigned from 1814-1805 BC. A sphinx has the body of a lion and the head of a

More of the Egyptian Art

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