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Ornament with Seated Figure
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Ornament with Seated Figure


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Description The pendant with a seated figure lifting his hands to his mouth is one of the earliest and finest of such ornaments, which have been found in graves at the waists of skeletons, indicating that they were worn suspended from a belt.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
8/10/1992Loan Considerationexamined for loan
9/01/1993Treatmentrepaired; other
1/23/2001Treatmentother
Exhibitions
  • From Pasture to Polis: Art in the Age of Homer. Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia. 1993.
Provenance Hesperia Art, Philadelphia, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1968, by purchase.
Credit Museum Purchase with Funds Provided by the S. & A. P. Fund, 1968

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Period
ca. 700 BCE (Late Geometric)
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.2473
Measurements
5 1/16 x 9/16 x 9/16 in. (12.8 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm) mount 11/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 5/16 in. (1.8 x 3.9 x 3.4 cm)
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