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Head of a King with a Striped Headcloth
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Head of a King with a Striped Headcloth


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This head of a king is carved in the round and polished. He wears a royal headcloth with regular stripes, alternately polished and rough, with red coloring in the rough. The lappets have been destroyed. The piece is broken off at the neck and at the back. The head of a uraeus is broken off. The piece is damaged at the sides, and the nose has been restored.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/26/1983Treatmenttechnical study; cleaned
10/26/1983Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • In Quest of Excellence: Civic Pride, Patronage, Connoisseurship. Center for the Fine Arts, Miami. 1984.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unkown] (?); William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
664-525 BC (Late Period; Saite)
Medium
gray granite
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.108
Measurements
H: 9 13/16 in. (25 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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