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Head of a Woman with an Oval Face
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Head of a Woman with an Oval Face


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This head represents a young woman with a serious expression, which is intensified by drawn-together eyebrows and lips pressed tightly together. Traces of stucco in the eye sockets used to affix inlays have survived.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
5/01/2008Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Faces of Ancient Arabia: The Giraud and Carolyn Foster Collection of South Arabian Art. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2008.
Provenance Private American Collection; Royal-Athena Galleries, New York; Giraud and Carolyn Foster, Baltimore, November 20, 1987, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2007, by gift.
Credit Gift of Giraud and Carolyn Foster, 2007

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Period
1st century BC-AD 1st century
Medium
calcite-alabaster, stucco
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
21.24
Measurements
H: 8 11/16 x W: 4 3/4 x D: 3 3/8 in. (22.07 x 12.07 x 8.57 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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