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Head Fragment from a Sarcophagus
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Head Fragment from a Sarcophagus


Description Provenance Credit
Description This human face has eyes and eyebrows that are hollow for inlay. The top is cut off roughly. The back is smooth. There are two holes in the back for attachment, and an extention below the chin with a hole through it for attachment.
Provenance Rev. William MacGregor, Tamworth, Staffordshire, by 1922; Sale, Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, London, June 26-29 and July 4-6, 1922, p. 74, no. 586; Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris, 1922, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1923, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1923

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Period
ca. 746-335 BCE (Late Period)
Medium
wood with green paste inlay
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.252
Measurements
H: 7 11/16 in. (19.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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