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Head of Queen Arsinoe II (?)
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Head of Queen Arsinoe II (?)


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This piece is carved in the round, and set in a modern gold mount.
Conservation

Examined and cleaned in preparation for loan.

Examined and cleaned in preparation for loan.

Date Description Narrative
12/31/1969ExaminationExamined, cleaned
12/31/1969TreatmentExamined, cleaned
12/14/1978Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
  • Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World. 2016.
Provenance Carmichael 375 (547), 1926, p. 42; Joseph Brummer, 1927; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1927, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1927

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Period
3rd century BC (Ptolemaic)
Medium
amethyst, gold
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.190
Measurements
7/8 x 9/16 x 9/16 in. (2.2 x 1.5 x 1.4 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt (Place of Discovery)

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