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Female Figure


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The figure of a poorly proportioned nude female against a tree is carved in the round. She is possibly Aphrodite. A drilled hole, apparently for attachment, passes through her mass of wavy hair. The figure has been broken in several parts and repaired.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
8/01/1975Treatmentrepaired
9/29/1983Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1929, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1929

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Period
7th-8th century
Medium
bone
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.478
Measurements
H: 3 7/16 in. (8.8 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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