|APULIAN RED-FIGURE SMALL SQUAT LEKYTHOS
Depicting a crouching Theban sphinx with the head of a young woman, body of a lion, and large wings; facing right.
South Italy, 4th Century BC
H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm.)
Ex J.M.E. collection, New York, acquired from H. Cahn, Basel, March 1998.
Exhibited: Sphinx: The Guardians of Egypt, Brussels, Oct. 19, 2006-Feb. 25, 2007.