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Seated Figure


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Description The plaque shows a seated figure holding a basket of fruit and a staff. His drapery appears to be animal skin and falls to the ground at the right. The panel has suffered from burial and is desiccated and chipped on the surface, including half of the figure's face. It is broken at the left and upper right corners.
Exhibitions
  • Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
Provenance Joachim Ferroni, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Joachim Ferroni Sale, April 14, 1909, lot 663; Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
4th century
Medium
bone
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.599
Measurements
H: 3 3/4 x W: 3 5/16 in. (9.6 x 8.4 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt, Alexandria (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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