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The Sphinx that Traveled to Philadelphia : the Story of the Colossal Sphinx in the Penn Museum

Author: Josef W Wegner; Jennifer Houser Wegner
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2015.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Josef W Wegner; Jennifer Houser Wegner
ISBN: 9781934536766 1934536768
OCLC Number: 906172075
Description: xi, 239 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 32 cm
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.
Responsibility: by Josef Wegner & Jennifer Houser Wegner.

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