Karnak (Thèbes). Sphinx a Tête Humain et a Tête de Bélier, en Y

Félix Teynardnegative 1851–1852; print 1853

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

Two sphinxes side by side in a desert landscape. The sphinx on the left has the head of a ram and the sphinx on the right has a human head. The sand surrounding the sphinxes is covered with small tufts of grass.


  • Title: Karnak (Thèbes). Sphinx a Tête Humain et a Tête de Bélier, en Y
  • Creator: Félix Teynard
  • Date Created: negative 1851–1852; print 1853
  • Location Created: Karnak, Egypt
  • Physical Dimensions: 23.8 × 30.6 cm (9 3/8 × 12 1/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Salted paper print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 86.XB.693.1.68
  • Culture: French
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Félix Teynard (French, 1817 - 1892)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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