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Camel (?)
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Camel (?)


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This very worn and cracked head is carved on both sides. The large eye with a deep hole for inlay resembles a camel's. There are traces of indications of the nostrils and an indentation for the mouth.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/09/1974Treatmentcleaned
Provenance MacGregor Collection, lot 708; Dikran Kelekian [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Period
1400 BC-1200 BC (?)
Medium
hippopotamus ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.529
Measurements
H: 2 x W: 5/8 in. (5.1 x 1.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Syria (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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