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Duck head
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Duck head


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This duck's head turned backward probably formed the finial of a long rod that originally had an ointment spoon at the other end. The round eye with well-marked tear ducts is perforated (for inlay (?)). The bill markings are indicated by incisions.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
3/09/1962Treatmentrepaired
10/08/1974Treatmentcleaned
Provenance MacGregor Collection [lot 678]; 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
1580 BC-1085 BC (New Kingdom)
Medium
bone
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.641
Measurements
H: 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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