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Relief: Queen or Goddess with Vulture Headdress
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Relief: Queen or Goddess with Vulture Headdress


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Description This relief plaque was probably a sculptor's model or study. It shows a royal or divine woman wearing the vulture headdress topped with protective uraeus serpents. The intricate and detailed patterns of headdress, wig, and collar contrast with the smooth plains of the face.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/24/1972Treatmentcleaned; other
7/24/1972Treatmentstabilized; coated
9/16/1998Examinationsurvey
1/11/2001Treatmentother
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911

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Period
ca. 250-150 BCE (Ptolemaic)
Medium
limestone
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.282
Measurements
6 x 4 11/16 x 11/16 in. (15.3 x 11.9 x 1.7 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)

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