Thursday, June 17, 2021

Impressive Propaganda, not to mention sculpture.


A granite sphinx of King Amenemhat III, with the rarer lion’s mane, replacing the usual striped Nemes cloth headdress. 12th dynasty, c1820 BC. Black granite. From a Tanite Temple. Cairo Egyptian Museum.

1 comment:

  1. That's not the one Napoleon blew the snoot off of to irritate negro's into perpetuity.