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Head of a Man with Full Cheeks
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Head of a Man with Full Cheeks


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The shape of this face is a somewhat unusual with its puffy cheeks, short forehead, and triangular, pointed chin. Idealized portraits of women generally have less expressive features; therefore, it is possible that a man is represented.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
4/08/2008Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Faces of Ancient Arabia: The Giraud and Carolyn Foster Collection of South Arabian Art. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2008.
Provenance Sale, Sotheby's, London, May 18, 1970, lot 64; Giraud and Carolyn Foster, Baltimore, May 18, 1970, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2007, by gift.
Credit Gift of Giraud and Carolyn Foster, 2007

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Period
3rd-1st century BC
Medium
calcite-alabaster
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
21.27
Measurements
H: 5 1/8 x W: 3 15/16 x D: 3 3/4 in. (13.02 x 10 x 9.53 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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