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Sculptor's Model of a King Slaying an Enemy
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Sculptor's Model of a King Slaying an Enemy


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The two-dimensional model, executed in a combination of sunk and raised relief, displays a king slaying a Libyan enemy. The king's lion is accompanying him and bites into the left arm of the half-kneeling Libyan. Such motifs were popular in ancient Egypt from the 4th millennium BCE.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
8/23/1972Treatmentcleaned
7/03/1974Treatmentstabilized
9/03/1974Treatmentstabilized
8/17/1998Examinationsurvey
10/26/2000Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • The Ancient World and the Ballets Russes (WT). Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York. 2019.
Provenance Khawam brothers, Cairo, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Creator
Period
late 4th-late 1st century BCE (Ptolemaic)
Medium
limestone
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.45
Measurements
7 11/16 in. (19.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)

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