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Pair of Dieties
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Pair of Dieties


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Description These gods were made separately and soldered together. The squat bodies, large heads and ears, and heavy features are stylistically Hittite, although the headdress and posture have been taken from Syrian examples influenced by Egyptian styles.
Conservation

Examined as part of case re-installation.

Repaired to reattach figures to base.

Date Description Narrative
12/31/1969ExaminationExamined
12/31/1969TreatmentRepaired
8/01/1972Treatmentstabilized; other
8/01/1972Treatmentcleaned; stabilized
5/01/1973Treatmentcleaned; repaired; other
10/02/1974Treatmentcleaned; coated
Provenance Comte Michel Tyszkiewicz Collection, Sale, Hôtel des commissaires priseurs, Paris, 1898, no. 221; Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
14th-13th century BCE (Hittite Empire)
Medium
silver
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.971
Measurements
1 15/16 x 15/16 x 5/8 in. (4.9 x 2.4 x 1.5 cm)
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