Description King Amasis was the next to last ruler of the 26th Dynasty. The head probably came from a temple statue. He wears the traditional royal nemes head cloth, with a protective uraeus serpent at the brow.
|4/26/1996||Loan Consideration||examined for loan|
|10/07/1996||Examination||examined for condition|
|10/07/1996||Treatment||cleaned; loss compensation|
- Artful Deception: The Craft of the Forger. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore; Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, Grosse Pointe Shores; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas; Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City; Portland Museum of Art, Portland; The Fine Arts Center at Cheekwood, Nashville; Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix; Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento; Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison; Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester; The Barnum Museum, Bridgeport. 1987-1992.
- Africa: The Art of a Continent. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. 1996.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1912, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1912
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