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Idealized Head of an Egyptian Official
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Idealized Head of an Egyptian Official


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description Once part of a temple statue, this head has the idealized facial features common to private sculptures since the 4th and 3rd centuries BC. These features include rimmed eyes with thick lines in raised relief, full cheeks, and deep drilling at the corners of the mouth.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
9/16/1998Examinationsurvey
6/01/2000Treatmentcleaned
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 200-150 BC (Greco-Roman)
Medium
grandiorite
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.295
Measurements
6 7/8 x 4 7/16 x 5 11/16 in. (17.5 x 11.2 x 14.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)

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