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Sacred Trees


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This thick conical piece has a dowel hole in the narrow end. Incised on the wide faces are "sacred trees" composed of tendrils and papyrus stalks. On the edges are lotus blossoms.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
3/09/1962Treatmentrepaired
7/23/1980Treatmentrepaired
7/23/1980Examinationexamined for condition
Provenance MacGregor Collection [lot 679]; 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
1400 BC-1200 BC
Medium
elephant ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.640
Measurements
H: 13/16 x W: 11/16 x D: 7/16 in. (2.01 x 1.7 x 1.11 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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