Inv. n°: MMoCA127

Roman-Egyptian Terracotta Plaque

Molded with an Egyptianizing scene in relief depicting a figure that resembles Bes amongst tendrils, flanked by a male sphinx wearing a crown with a uraeus and a female sphinx wearing a diadem.

h. 21.7 x w. 35.5 cm

c. Late 1st centtury BC - 1st century AD



  • Formerly Sid Port collection, Santa Monica, 1976
  • Acquired at Christie's, Sale 1846, 8th June 2007, lot 149


  • Christie's, Sale 1846, 8th June 2007, lot 149
  • M. Eiland, "Materials and Manufacture" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 167, fig. 14


  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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