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Male Head and Bust
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Male Head and Bust


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This carved and polished granite bust depicts a man with long, smooth hair behind his shoulders. His arms are at his sides. The piece is broken across the arms and body above the waist. Half of the ears are showing. The collar bones are showing. This piece imitates the style of the Old Kingdom.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/20/1998Examinationsurvey
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [as 6th Dynasty, from Luxor]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1923, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1923

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Period
650-525 BC (Late Period; Saite)
Medium
black granite
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.148
Measurements
H: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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