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Intaglio with the Head of an African
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Intaglio with the Head of an African


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This intaglio shows the head of an African in profile to the right.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
8/15/1960Examinationother
8/02/2011ExaminationExamined
Provenance Charles Newton-Robinson, by 1904, [mode of acquisition unknown]; Charles Newton-Robinson sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 22 June 1909, p. 8, lot. 17 [as from Cyprus]; Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York, 1909, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1909, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1909

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Period
5th century BCE (Late Archaic-Classical)
Medium
black jasper
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.160
Measurements
H: 9/16 x W: 7/16 x D: 3/8 in. (1.5 x 1.1 x 1 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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