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Head of Amun-Re
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Head of Amun-Re


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Description This head belonged to a small statue of the god Amen-Re, identified by his tall feather crown with sun disk. The statue's back pillar contains the inscriptions "Amen-Re, King of the Gods," as well as "Nefer-ka-Re," which was the Egyptian throne name of the Kushite king Shabaqo.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Period
715-664 BC (Third Intermediate Period)
Medium
Egyptian faience with green glaze
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1717
Measurements
H: 11/16 x W: 3/16 x D: 3/16 in. (1.68 x 0.44 x 0.46 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)

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