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Taweret


Description Provenance Credit
Description While Taweret representations usually have hippo heads, this Taweret figurine is lion-headed.
Provenance Giovanni Dattari, Cairo, by 1912 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Giovanni Dattari Sale, Cairo, Paris, 1912, June 17-19, 1912, p. 41, no. 346; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1912, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1070-730 BCE (Third Intermediate Period)
Medium
green serpentinite
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.215
Measurements
H: 1 9/16 x W: 1/4 x D: 1/4 in. (3.99 x 0.58 x 0.64 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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