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Bust of a King
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Bust of a King


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Description This sculptor's model depicts the bust of a king; all the sides are flat and bear incised grid squares that are partly oblitherated. The face is finished and the headband is rendered. The headcloth is sculpted without detail.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
8/23/1972Treatmentcleaned
9/14/1972Treatmentstabilized; coated
1/11/2001Treatmentother
Exhibitions
  • Tools and Models: The Art of the Sculptor in Ancient Egypt. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
4th-3rd century BCE (Late Period-Ptolemaic)
Medium
limestone
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.283
Measurements
H: 4 7/16 × W: 3 1/2 × Max D: 2 7/16 in. (11.3 × 8.9 × 6.2 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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