Condition: New, Made in Greece. Material: Pure Bronze Height: 11 cm - 4,33 inches Width: 7 cm - 2,75 inches Length: 2 cm - 0,78 inches Weight: 290 g
A sphinx is a mythical creature with, as a minimum, the body of a lion and a human head. In Greek tradition, it has the haunches of a lion, sometimes with the wings of a great bird, and the face of a human. It is mythicised as treacherous and merciless. Those who cannot answer its riddle suffer a fate typical in such mythological stories, as they are killed and eaten by this ravenous monster. Bronze high quality reproduction.