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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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History
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Wegner, Josef W. (Josef William).
Sphinx that traveled to Philadelphia.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2015
(DLC) 2015012597
(OCoLC)906172075
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Josef W Wegner; Jennifer Houser Wegner
ISBN: 9781934536773 1934536776
OCLC Number: 922662203
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 239 pages)
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: Josef Wegner and Jennifer Houser Wegner.

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