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Ba Bird


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The "ba," depicted as a human-headed falcon, was a spiritual aspect of one's personality.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/08/1974Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Khawam Brothers, Cairo [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1929, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1929

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Period
3rd century BC (early Ptolemaic)
Medium
gold, stone inlay
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1472
Measurements
H: 1 x W: 2 1/4 x D: 1/16 in. (2.6 x 5.78 x 0.14 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt (Place of Discovery)

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