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Description This figure of a reclining short-tailed dog (seluki (?)) with ears perked is schematically carved. The eyes are shown in relief. The piece is perforated horizontally through the belly; another hole leads from this perforation to the base.
Provenance MacGregor Collection [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [lot 708]; Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1923 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1923

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Period
second half 4th millennium BCE (Predynastic)
Medium
hippopotamus ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.523
Measurements
H: 1 3/4 x W: 1/2 x D: 3/16 in. (4.4 x 1.29 x 0.48 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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