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Lionness Headed Usekh, So Called
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Lionness Headed Usekh, So Called "Aegis"


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description Silver was not easily obtainable in Egypt and was probably more costly for ancient Egyptians to acquire than gold.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/08/1974Treatmentcleaned
6/28/1978Treatmentcleaned; examined for condition
1/15/1980Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1290-664 BC (Late New Kingdom-Third Intermediate Period)
Medium
embossed silver
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1429
Measurements
H: 1 3/16 x W: 15/16 x D: 1/4 in. (3 x 2.4 x 0.7 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt (Place of Discovery)

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