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Wall Fragment with Three Dancing Figures
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Wall Fragment with Three Dancing Figures

Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This wall fragment is carved in very shallow relief and depicts three female figures, dancing to the left with their hands over their heads. They wear short kilts, necklaces and collars, and anklets. There is a border at the top.
Date Description Narrative
12/31/1969Loan Considerationexamined for loan
Provenance Philip J. Mosenthal, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; the Philip J. Mosenthal Collection Sale, American Art Association, New York, April 1925, p. 56, no. 103 [said to be from De Morgan excavations, Saqqara]; Joseph Brummer, New York and Paris, 1925, by purchase [Brummer inv. no. N817]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1925, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1925

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24th century BCE (Old Kingdom)
carved limestone
Accession Number
H: 13 3/16 x L: 16 15/16 in. (33.5 x 43 cm); H with frame: 15 1/2 x W: 19 1/2 x D: 2 1/2 in. (39.3 x 49.5 x 6.3 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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