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Woman Holding an Egg
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Woman Holding an Egg


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Description This woman holds out an object, perhaps an egg, which was an important Etruscan symbol of fertility and the afterlife.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/05/1937Treatmentrepaired; cleaned coated
6/07/1957Treatmentcleaned
12/09/2000Treatmentrepaired
1/21/2001Treatmentrepaired; loss compensation
Provenance C. and E. Canessa, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1906, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1906

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Period
490-480 BCE (Late Archaic)
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.87
Measurements
H: 6 1/4 x W: 2 1/2 x D: 2 3/8 in. (15.8 x 6.3 x 6 cm)
Geographies
  • Italy (Place of Origin)

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