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Head from a Mummy Case (?)
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Head from a Mummy Case (?)

Description Provenance Inscription 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 MacGregor Collection; MacGregor Collection Sale, 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.
Inscriptions [Number] Old label: 586 a lot; [Number] Old label: A 08; [Number] Old label: 513; [Number] Old label: 3094
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1923

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


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