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Head of a Ichneumon
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Head of a Ichneumon


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This carved head has red stain in the cracks and is cut off smooth across the neck.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/25/1972Treatmentcleaned; re-housed
10/18/1973Treatmentcleaned
4/01/1989Examinationsurvey
8/17/1998Examinationsurvey
Provenance Rev. William MacGregor [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; MacGregor Sale, 1922, p. 46, no. 324; Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York, 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
late 4th-late 1st century BCE (Ptolemaic)
Medium
carved limestone with red stain
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.46
Measurements
H: 2 1/16 x D: 1 7/8 in. (5.2 x 4.8 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)

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