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Male Head with Laurel Leaf
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Male Head with Laurel Leaf


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The combination of the laurel wreath and the lotus leaf over the forehead suggests that this man was likely a deified ruler.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/14/1974Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
  • Faience: The Colors of the Heavens. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
Provenance Giovanni Dattri, Cairo, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Lambros-Dattari Sale, Cairo, Paris, 1912, June 17-19, 1912, p. 355, no. 492, pl. 44; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1st century BC (Greco-Roman)
Medium
Egyptian faience
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.312
Measurements
H: 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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