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Appliqué in the Form of a Face
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Appliqué in the Form of a Face

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Description This object may have been attached to a faience vessel. The rather frightening appearance of the head is similar to representations of the Egyptian dwarf-god Bes or Greek satyrs.
  • Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
  • Faience: The Colors of the Heavens. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
Provenance Dattari [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [1912 Catalogue, no. 490, p. 55]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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1st century CE (Roman)
Egyptian faience
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H: 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm)
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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