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Bust of an Empress
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Bust of an Empress


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description Steelyard weights shaped like the bust of an empress were common in the early Byzantine period.
Exhibitions
  • Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
  • Realms of Faith: Medieval and Byzantine Art from the Walters Art Museum. Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville. 2001-2002.
  • Realms of Faith: Medieval and Byzantine Art from the Walters Art Museum. Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville. 2002-2005.
Provenance Piero Tozzi, New York [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1945, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1945

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Period
5th century (Late Antique)
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.2294
Measurements
H: 4 5/8 x W: 2 3/8 x D: 1 3/4 in. (11.8 x 6.1 x 4.5 cm)
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Not On View

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