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Triumphant Soldier
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Triumphant Soldier


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description A soldier in armor, holding his sword and its sheath, stands in front of a trophy of shields. Although the piece is broken on all sides, the uppermost and right edges are original. The piece, therefore, was the right-hand corner of a large triumphal subject decorating a box.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
8/18/1982Treatmentcleaned; examined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
  • Heirs of the Empire in North Africa-The Kingdom of the Vandals. Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe. 2009-2010.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1924, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1924

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Creator
Period
4th-5th century
Medium
ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.63
Measurements
H: 3 1/4 x W: 3 3/16 x D: 1/4 in. (8.2 x 8.1 x 0.6 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt, Alexandria (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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