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Head of a King
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Head of a King


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Description This sculpture of the head of a king has a uraeus on the forehead. His hair is divided into rectangles. There is a head of a hawk at the back of his neck. The uraeus is broken and the piece is broken off at the neck. The face has been inserted, and the piece is a forgery.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisiton unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1912, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1912

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Creator
Period
1550-1292 BC (?) (New Kingdom (?))
Medium
black granite
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.401
Measurements
H: 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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