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Dog Eating the Head of an Animal
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Dog Eating the Head of an Animal


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Description This statuette of a dog eating the head of an animal is carved in the round. It is broken off through the body of the dog. There is a hole drilled in the broken end. The piece was probably used as a handle.
Provenance Maurice Nahman, Cairo and Paris [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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Period
300 BC-146 BC (Hellenistic)
Medium
gray and blue stone
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
23.197
Measurements
L: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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